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Rosa platyacantha Schrenk - Natural Source of Bioactive Compounds with Cosmetic Significance

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Plants belonging to the Rosa genus are known for their high content of bioactive molecules and broad-spectrum of healing and cosmetic benefits.  The purpose of a new study published in Molecules was to investigate the phytochemical composition and bioactivity of Rosa platyacantha Schrenk – a wild-type species of Rosa plants, which are abundant in the mountainous regions of Kazakhstan.This study used various parts of the R. platyacantha plant, to prepare five hydroalcoholic extracts (R1-R5). The extracts were compared for the content of phytochemicals and selected biological activities—important for potential cosmetic application. The findings revealed that the extract R3, prepared from flower buds, had the most significant antioxidant and tyrosinase inhibitory potential, decreasing the monophenolase and diphenolase activities of tyrosinase. Additionally, extract R3 ...
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