Journal of Oleo Science
Online ISSN : 1347-3352
Print ISSN : 1345-8957
ISSN-L : 1345-8957
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Maca Cosmetics: A Review on Constituents, Therapeutics and Advantages
Yujuan LiShiyuan WangYizhou XinMengmeng ZhengFangxue XuXiaozhi XiHui CaoXiaowei CuiHong GuoChunchao Han
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2018 Volume 67 Issue 7 Pages 789-800

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Herbal cosmetics are the focus of attention nowadays, they have various therapeutics, including, anti-oxidant, anti-radiation, anti-aging, anti-inflammatory. Maca contains polysaccharides, phenolics, alkaloids, minerals and amino acids, which is said to suitable component for cosmetics due to the single action or synergy action. The review summarized the existed and potential therapeutic effects of maca ingredients in cosmetics. And compared to the marketed cosmetics, maca cosmetics have the merits of mild, low-toxicity and the clear relationship efficacy.

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