Grape seed antioxidants, nourish the skin and reduce wrinkles.
It is a fruit that every household has seen on the dining table. But under the flesh of the grapes how many would know that The grape seed is rich in beauty-boosting benefits. and has many benefits for the body It wasn’t until the 1970s that a French biochemist extracted grape seeds and finally found a substance with great health benefits called “Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins (Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins) or OPCs.”
OPCs have important properties as a powerful antioxidant. and good solubility Therefore, it is very effective in protecting the cells of the body from damage by free radicals. It is also 20 times more effective as an antioxidant than vitamin C and 50 times more than vitamin E1.
Benefits of OPCs from Grape Seed
- It is a good antioxidant. All forms and amounts of antioxidants are absorbed into the bloodstream within 20-30 minutes, then distributed throughout the body and remain in the body for up to 72 hours.
- skin care Slow down premature skin aging and dryness of the skin. By strengthening collagen under the skin
- Reduces wrinkles Freckles fade. OPCs help fight free radicals that destroy collagen, elastin and melanin production. which causes skin deterioration and premature aging.
- From its properties, it also inhibits enzymes that destroy collagen under the skin. The capillaries are strong, so it can bring nutrients to the skin cells so well. Grape seed extract helps the skin to be elastic and look radiant and smooth. Improves blood circulation by inhibiting the destruction of collagen, reducing problems for people with uneven skin tone.2 -3
- Chanisa Panich. The effectiveness of taking OPC, grape seed extract and vitamin C compared to vitamin C alone. The only way to reduce wrinkles of female volunteers who received treatment at Mae Fah Luang University Hospital
- Theerapong Khanthacharoen, Orapin Kerdchuchuen, Nattha Laohakulchit. Antioxidant efficacy from extracts from bark and seed extracts of grape varieties. Cardinal. Journal Agricultural Science, Vol. 41, Issue 3/1 (Special) September – December, pages 617 – 619
- Paween Punsri. 1961. Grape. First edition. 2. Horticultural Club Kasetsart University, Bangkok.