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BulkActives are DIY skin care suppliers of skin actives, cosmetic ingredients, cosmeceuticals, active ingredients, and standardized botanical extracts for diy skin care products and homemade cosmetics.
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Attention: BulkActives is a part-time business.
Orders are processed on Saturdays and mailed on Mondays at the latest, usually earlier.
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NEW! Safe, mild and gentle SURFACTANTS for DIY facial wash, body wash & shampoo:
Gynostemma extract 95% (Jiaogulan extract )
Assay: 95% Gypenosides
Botanical source: Gynostemma pentaphyllum (Jiaogulan)
Part used: leaves
Storage: Store in cool and dry place. Keep away from direct strong light and heat.
Country of origin: China
"Gynostemma pentaphyllum, also called Jiaogulan is an herbaceous vine of the family Cucurbitaceae (cucumber or gourd family) indigenous to the southern reaches of China, southern Korea and Japan.
Jiaogulan is best known as an herbal medicine reputed to have powerful antioxidant and adaptogenic effects that increase longevity"
DISCLAIMER:Any statements about products sold by BulkActives have not been evaluated by the FDA. Products sold by BulkActives are not intended to be used as nutritional supplements. Products sold by BulkActives are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
References (Full abstracts here)
Aktan, Fugen; Henness, Sheridan; Roufogalis, Basil D.; Ammit, Alaina J (2003) Gypenosides derived from Gynostemma pentaphyllum suppress NO synthesis in murine macrophages by inhibiting iNOS enzymatic activity and attenuating NF- B-mediated iNOS protein expression. Nitric Oxide, 8: 235-242.
Li L; Jiao L; Lau B H (1993) Protective effect of gypenosides against oxidative stress in phagocytes, vascular endothelial cells and liver microsomes. Cancer biotherapy 8: 263-72.
Li, Lin; Lau, Benjamin H. S. (1993) Protection of vascular endothelial cells from hydrogen peroxide-induced oxidant injury by gypenosides, saponins of Gynostemma pentaphyllum. Phytotherapy Research, 7: 299-304.
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