Melatonin and skin aging

Skin aging is a genetically programmed physiological process (intrinsic) and linked to the passage of time (chronobiological), which can be considered as a deterioration of biological functions and skin structures with a consequent decrease in vitality, decrease in antioxidant power and processes reparation and increased vulnerability to damage caused by internal insults ...

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Melatonin in dermatology

In the dermatological field, the first choice route of administration is undoubtedly the topical one and melatonin represents a good candidate for transcutaneous absorption, considering its low molecular weight (MW = 232.27), the short half-life in plasma and a favorable octanol: water partition coefficient (log P = 1.20). With oral intake ...

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Melatonin and skin

The main function of the skin of being a protective barrier between the external and internal environment makes it particularly important for preserving the homeostasis of the whole organism. Being constantly subject to the attack of chemical, biological or mechanical insults, the skin has developed unique properties in effectively counteracting these stress factors. First of all, it has the ability ...

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The tocotrienols

Vitamin E is a group of eight fat-soluble substances, closely related to each other and divided into 4 tocopherols (α, β, γ, δ) and 4 tocotrienols (α, β, γ, δ). The molecular structure of tocotrienols allows this molecule to be more efficient in restoring oxidation damage inside the cell membrane (greater antioxidant power and ...

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Phytomelatonin, plant health

From the green meadows of Monte Bondone a revolutionary discovery for the health of the body Beauty is such because it is a mirror of psychophysical well-being, which is why we can speak of healthy cosmetics. The scientific research of Francesca Ferri, owner of the Effegilab laboratories based in Lavis di Trento, was born in the mountains of Trentino. Alpine plants that grow ...

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The era of psycho-cosmetics

From phytopharmacology to the extraction of melatonin from food plants. Cosmetics can go beyond the aesthetic level alone "with an active ingredient that also modulates mood". The scientific experience of Francesca Ferri. Beauty is such because it is a mirror of psychophysical well-being, which is why we can speak of healthy cosmetics. In 1996 they presented a unique extraction method in the world, with which vegetable melatonin was obtained. Even today the doctor ...

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Melatonin for well-being / mechanism of action

MELATONIN: from synthesis to the mechanism of action MECHANISM OF ACTION Synchronization of biological rhythms The biological rhythms of the organism are regulated by a sort of "biological clock", located in the hypothalamus: the Suprachiasmatic Nucleus. The most obvious examples of this "clock" are: the variation in blood pressure and body temperature, the regulation of sleep / wakefulness and hunger / thirst, ...

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