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Botanical Archives

Inhibitory effects of Schisandra chinensis extract on acne-related inflammation and UVB-induced photoageing

Schisandra chinensis (Turcz.) Baill. (Schisandraceae) fruit extract (SFE) has been reported to induce non-specific tissue protection against inflammation in vivo. However, the effects of SFE on Propionibacterium acnes-stimulated acne and UVB-irradiated photoageing have yet to be investigated.

Does supplementation with green tea extract improve acne in post-adolescent women? A randomized, double-blind, and placebo-controlled clinical trial

Green tea is believed to have beneficial effects in the prevention and treatment of acne. Objective: To examine the effects of a decaffeinated green tea extract (GTE), providing a daily dose of 856mg of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) upon women with post-adolescent acne.