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Review Papers | Pharmaceutical Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018
Purslane in Cosmetics: A Review
Abstract: Purslane is a real power herb that strengthens and protects our body and skin against damaging environmental influences. Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) is an herbaceous plant belongs to the family Portulacaceae. Purslane is an annual succulent and widely distributed around the globe. This plant possesses mucilaginous substances which are of medicinal importance. It has potential benefits in skin care. Purslane has incredible antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti inflammatory and wound healing properties and brightens the complexion and even prevents future signs of aging. The key ingredients are omega-3 fatty acid, vitamin A, E and B complex. This review helps to create an interest in purslane in developing new formulation in skin care.
Keywords: purslane, antioxidant, prevent aging, skin care, formulation
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018,
Pages: 1341 - 1344