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White Willow Bark Extract Salicin Skin Health Benefits

White Willow Bark Extract Salicin Powder Skin Health Benefits

White Willow Bark Extract, the main active ingredient is Salicin. Salicin has aspirin-like properties and is an effective anti-inflammatory ingredient. It is traditionally used to heal wounds and relieve muscle pain. Studies have found that salicin is an inhibitor of NADH oxidase, which has anti-wrinkle effects. It can also increase skin gloss and elasticity, reduce pigmentation, and increases skin moisture. It has anti-aging, exfoliating and anti-acne effects in cosmetics and skin care products.

Main Benefits of White Willow Bark Extract Salicin Powder in skin care


Salicin not only affects the regulation of genes in the skin, but also regulates gene groups related to the biological process of skin aging. These gene groups are called functional “young gene groups”. In addition, salicin plays an important role in the production and maintenance of collagen, one of the key proteins in the skin. Therefore, it can increase skin elasticity and achieve anti-wrinkle effect.


Salicin has the effect of gently removing dead skin cells on the skin surface, thereby accelerating the shedding of aging skin cells. It can regulate the physiological activity of the stratum corneum of the skin and make the skin evenly shiny.

-Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-acne

Salicin has aspirin-like properties and has certain anti-inflammatory effects. It can be used to relieve facial acne, herpetic inflammation and sunburn. It can soften the keratin, make it fall off, and enhance the smoothness of the skin.

-Dealing with acne and acne: soften the cuticles and reduce pore clogging. It has a good effect on adolescent acne and acne vulgaris.

-Dealing with blackheads and keratosis: It can soften and remove the top of the blackhead keratinous capsule, so that the smoothness of the skin can be temporarily improved. Through the shedding of keratin, it removes the excess keratin around the hair and relieves keratosis (chicken skin). It has a poor effect on organically enlarged pores.

-Skin resurfacing: For medical purposes, a high-concentration solution can peel off the epidermis in a short time. It is used for the treatment of moderate to severe acne and ichthyosis.

-Whitening: Accelerate the shedding of the stratum corneum, so that the melanin in the keratinocytes will fall off together, revealing a lighter skin tone.

-Make the skin soft: the stratum corneum becomes thinner and the skin feels softer.

Adding amount in cosmetics: 0.5%

Precautions of using White Willow Bark Extract Salicin:

-It is recommended to use salicin in a neutral environment. Salicylin will be decomposed into salicyl alcohol and oligosaccharides in an acidic environment, and further oxidation of salicyl alcohol will become salicylic acid.

-People who are allergic to salicylic acid are prohibited.

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