All posts by: Maria Higgins

About Maria Higgins

Beauty and luxury lifestyle website by a herbal extracts expert Maria. Follow our articles and read on to discover the best botanical ingredients, hyaluronic acid, vitamins and other organic chemicals for pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, health-food, and cosmetics industries.

Micro HA for Cosmetic Applications

Macromolecule active ingredients (or at least 500KD) are historically difficult or impossible to deliver topically through tissue structures with the limitation of traditional methods. The topical delivery of large molecules through skin, hair, eyes, mucosal surfaces and bone are difficult using high molecular weight hyaluronic acid. In the past, the most common form of hyaluronic … Continue reading

March 22, 2019 Hyaluronic Acid

What is Ecdysterone

Ecdysterone is a naturally occurring ecdysteroid hormone which controls the ecdysis and metamorphosis of arthropods. Beta-Ecdysterone is a plant sterol used widely in bodybuilding and muscle building. Ecdysterone is an anabolic plant sterol as well as a non-androgenic substance. Beta-Ecdysterone Powder also named hydroxyecdysone, is extracted from the root of Cyanotis Arachnoidea, appearance is light … Continue reading

March 4, 2019 Herbal Extracts

Benefits of Apigenin

What is Apigenin? Apigenin is a polyphenol, and is one of the flavonoids found in many of the foods consumed by humans. Technically, it is a flavone with three OH groups on it. This compound is being widely studied for its anti-cancer properties. In particular, it has some anti-tumor properties that some other flavonoids lack. … Continue reading

March 1, 2019 Herbal Extracts

Does Artemisinin Prevent Malaria

According to pharmacological study, Artemisinin has a direct kill effect on Plasmodium at the erythrocytic stage, but invalid at the organizational stage. It is low toxicity to experimental animals, so that characters in fast absorption, widespread and fast excretion. Under electron microscopy observation, films structure is the main site of action to Plasmodium yoelii. As … Continue reading

February 25, 2019 Herbal Extracts

3 Effects of Triptolide

Tripterygium wilfordii, also called thunder god vine, is a traditional Chinese medicine with a long and extensive application history. Triptolide is a natural product with a variety of biological activities. It comes from the root of Tripterygium wilfordii. Studies have shown that it has anti-oxidation, anti-rheumatoid, anti-Alzheimer’s disease, anti-cancer, and other effects. It is a … Continue reading

February 13, 2019 Herbal Extracts