ESCULIN

INCI: Esculin

What is Esculin?

Esculin, also known as Aesculin, is a coumarin glycoside or bioflavonoid. It is commonly found in California buckeye, daphnin, and horse chestnut. 

Use & Benefits

It is commonly used as a skin protectant. It has a UVB absorbing capacity. Therefore it is used in skin tanning preparation.
Its primary source is hose chestnut so for more info, please see: Aesculus hippocastanum extract

References
https://books.google.co.in/books?id=AePNAgAAQBAJ&pg=PA165&dq=esculin+use+in+cosmetics&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjG3dvIooDjAhXMfSsKHZyDD9QQ6AEIMDAB#v=onepage&q=esculin%20use%20in%20cosmetics&f=false

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