Thursday, December 27, 2018

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This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study aimed to investigated the effects of pro-anthocyanidins from Acacia mearnsii bark extract.

Sixty-six healthy subjects experiencing uncomfortable skin and dry skin symptoms received either Acacia bark extract tablets (containing 245 mg of A. mearnsii proanthocyanidin-equivalent) or placebo for 8 weeks.


Variation in transepidermal water loss

Variation in transepidermal water loss on the face in the intervention (black bar, n = 30) and placebo (white bar, n = 30) groups at 8 weeks after intake. Bars display the standard error of the mean.

After 4 weeks, the symptom/feeling score of dermatology life quality index, subjective symptoms related to uncomfortable skin, and the desire to scratch were significantly reduced in the A. mearnsii supplemented group compared to the placebo group. At the end of the experiment, the A. mearnsii supplemented group exhibited significant lower stratum corneum, transepidermal water loss on facial skin compared to the placebo group.

In conclusion, the intake of Acacia mearnsii bark extract reduced skin water loss and improved dry and uncomfortable skin.


Hoshino T, Yamashita SI, Suzuki N, Baba A, Ogawa S, Izumi T. Impact of Acacia bark extract tablets on the skin of healthy humans: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2018 Dec 10:1-13.


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