Laminaria Japonica Extract – Advantages
If you’ve made your way to any of our Vine Vera stores, you might have seen many of them using laminaria japonica extract. If you’re unsure of what exactly this ingredient does, here is all you need to know about it.
The Laminaria Japonica
Laminaria japonica is a type of seaweed that is native to Japan and brown in color. It contains iodine which is an important element needed by the body to make the thyroid hormones. It is also rich in potassium and iron and is used in the medicine industry to a large extent. It has found its use in aiding weight loss, controlling high blood pressure and treating radiation sickness. It is used as a bulk laxative for constipation related problems and preventing cancer in humans.
Benefits of using one
Laminaria japonica contains 72 different trace materials, all of which are essential for humans and are lacking in the first place. These would include organic iodine, alginates, laminarin, fucoidan and fucoxanthin along with many more. It is due to the amazing medicinal properties that this seaweed possesses that may aid in prolonging life and also enhance one’s physical appearance and beauty.
The mineral named fucoxanthin is found in laminaria japonica and is known for its fat-burning property. It works better in the presence of iodine which is also found in this seaweed. Iodine helps to increase the body’s metabolic rate and enables the body to burn calories more rapidly which helps prevent fat from accumulating in the body.
Alginates are anionic polysaccharides, found in the extracts of this seaweed. They are known to eliminate various kinds of harmful toxins from the body; toxins which if not done away with can find their way into the kidneys, heart, brain, liver and other major organs and create complications in the same.
Studies reveal that the presence of fucoidan in this seaweed may help to prevent certain types of cancer from growing. This mineral can help strengthen the immune system, relieve digestive disorders, improve liver function, control allergies, high cholesterol and blood pressure, stabilize blood sugar and also promote healthy hair and skin.
From a skin care perspective, the ingredient has a number of benefits. It’s been shown to help you obtain healthy glowing skin. The major benefits that it has on the skin are discussed below in details:
- Moisturizes the skin – Laminaria japonica extracts are known to be great skin moisturizers and have found extensive use in the skin care industry for the very same reason. It helps provide deep nourishment while removing skin dryness and itchiness when applied topically. The skin becomes smooth and soft and remains so for hours to come.
- Adds glow to the skin – By aiding in the elimination all types of toxins from the body and skin, it adds a healthy and lasting glow on your face which is hard to miss. The skin tone becomes more even and any kind of skin discoloration or pigmentation is diminished.
Which Vine Vera product uses it?
Wondering which Vine Vera products use this extract? Here is a look at the products which contain this amazing extract as a main ingredient.
- High Potency Cream
- Malbec Redefying Cream
- Men’s Serum
- Vitamin C Day Cream