Bakuchiol is an antioxidant inhibitor of protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B (PTP1B). It also acts as an inhibitor of mitochondrial lipid peroxidation and inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS; NOS II) expression. Bakuchiol is also a DNA polymerase inhibitor which shows antimicrobial and cytotoxic activity.
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I am a natural skin care formulator and I am interested in adding Bakuchiol to a prod. What percentage of Bakuchios recommended to be effective in an oil based product? Any info on how to use this ingredient in natural skin care is appreciated.
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Park et alPark et al. (PubMed ID 17292878) found that bakuchiol reduced activated hepatic stellate cells of rats recovering from liver injury by inducing apoptosis via activation of caspase 3. -SCBT Publication Review
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