Bupleurum Falcatum Extract


Plant extracts

No known benefits

Bupleurum Falcatum Extract description

A plant used in Chinese medicine for a variety of ailments. Some research has shown this extract to have skin-soothing and antioxidant properties. There is no research showing extracts of this plant have any benefit when applied to skin. It does contain glucoside and polysaccharide, but whether these can affect skin through topical application of the extract is unknown.

Bupleurum Falcatum Extract references

  • British Journal of Pharmacology, December 2000, issue 7, pages 1285-1293

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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Not Rated