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What is "Evodia Rutaecarpa Fruit Extract" and what is its utility?

What is "Evodia Rutaecarpa Fruit Extract" and what is its utility?

The Evodia rutaecarpa fruit extract, or Evodia rutaecarpa fruit extract, deactivates active ingredients such as hydroevodiamine or alkaloids-rutaecarpine. Thanks to these active ingredients, the Evodia rutaecarpa fruit extract is included in the composition of many skincare products. We provide more information on the subject.

What is Evodia rutaecarpa fruit extract?

The Evodia rutaecarpa is a shrub native to China, boasting nectar-rich and fragrant flowers. Growing in the mountains of northern China, the Evodia rutaecarpa belongs to the Rutaceae family. The Evodia rutaecarpa is also known by the names "honey tree," "Daniel's Tetradium," or "tree of a thousand flowers."

The Utility of Evodia rutaecarpa Fruit Extract

The oil extracted from the seeds of the honey tree is used in traditional Chinese medicine to alleviate arthritis, headaches, and even vomiting.

Thanks to the alkaloids it contains, the extract of Evodia rutaecarpa fruit helps to soothe redness and skin inflammation. It also alleviates itching. Due to its content of the alkaloid dehydroevodiamine, it also has an effect on reducing the activity of tyrosinase, which is responsible for the production of melanin. Thus, the extract of Evodia rutaecarpa fruit helps to reduce brown spots on the skin.

The Evodia rutaecarpa fruit extract is the INCI (International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredient) name for the extract of the honey tree fruit. Used in Chinese medicine for its warming action, it is also included in the composition of skincare products. The oil extracted from the seeds is also used in cooking in Korea.

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