Detailed function introduction of phloretin powder

Apr 08 2021

Phloretin is a plant polyphenol belonging to dihydrochalcone, which can be extracted from apple and grapefruit peel, which can protect plants from ultraviolet rays.
For human skin, phloretin powder has strong antioxidant and photoprotective effects (it can eliminate the increase of free radicals in the skin caused by ultraviolet rays and the damage of cells and DNA), and it can also inhibit matrix metalloproteinases (MMP- 1) With the activity of elastase, these enzymes can degrade the connective tissue of the skin and play an important role in the skin photoaging process.
It is mainly used in cosmetics as a natural skin whitening agent, and in many fields such as food, medicine, and health products.