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    Saposhnikovia Divaricata

    1. Formulation of Plant-based Skin Whitening Cosmetics.
    Shyam Gupta, Business Library, 1 April, 2001.

    "Cang Xu, Bai Xu, Bai Xian Pi, Hu Zhang, Gao Ben, Chuanxiong, and Fangfeng: These Chinese folk medicines have been used for centuries for skin whitening, age spot removal and skin tone enhancement applications.[12] Fangfeng (saposhnikovia divaricata) has been used for dark spot removal and skin whitening preparations.[12]."

    2. Skin Whitening Compositions Based on Hydroxyaryl Alkyl Ketones and their Isosteric Derivatives.
    Shyam K. Gupta, Scottsdale, AZ (US). Shyam K. Gupta Bioderm Research 5221 E. Windrose Drive Scottsdale, AZ 85254 (US). Publication Date: Dec 8, 2005.

    "Fangfeng (Saposhnikovia divaricata) has been used for dark spots removal and skin whitening preparations, it has also been known that UV and sunlight stimulate the production of melanin as a result of body's own protective response to such external stimuli, The use of sunscreen compositions has been praticed to reduce such skin darkening effects of UV and sunlight."

    3. Mild and light-weighted pimple care essence.
    APHELIA Anti-Acne Prescription : APHELIA Nymph Elimination Acne Range, APHELIA.

    "This product aims to give comprehensive protection for the skin and improve acne. It can suppress oil secretion on the face and moderately moisturize the skin to leave the skin feeling supple, fresh and hydrated. After face cleaning, apply evenly on the face and area with pimples and acnes. Actives: Saposhnikovia Divaricata Extract, Rhizoma Coptidis Extract, Wepping Forsythia Extract, Nepeta Japonica Extract, Glycyrrhiza Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Extract. An excellent oil-control formula with hydrating and gentle ingredients: coptis chinensis, forsythia, licorice, dahurian angelica and Chinese bellflower root that have anti-inflammation and antibacterial properties. These are combined with Ligusticurm Chuaxiong Hort and fineleaf Schizanepeta to remove excessive oil."