BARLEY EXTRACT

INCI: Hordeum distichon malt extract

What is Hordeum distichon malt extract or Barley extract?

As the name suggests, barley extract is made up from barley plant. It is a good source of gluten.

Use & Benefits

It is believed to have great antioxidant properties because of phenol constituent it has. It reverses the skin that is damaged by environmental oxidative stress. It has moisture retaining and absorbing properties, makes it a good emollient. It is believed to cure dry skin and related problems, by replenishing moisture, after each application

References

https://books.google.co.in/books?id=AePNAgAAQBAJ&pg=PA113&dq=azulene+for+skin&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjR3_yPtP_fAhUDfX0KHSvVCAwQuwUIKjAA#v=onepage&q=azulene%20for%20skin&f=false