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Kor J Aesthet Cosmetol > Volume 11(2); 2013 > Article
Kor J Aesthet Cosmetol 2013;11(2): 261-267.
전남 장흥피트를 이용한 항산화, 주름개선, 피부재생 및 항균효과 규명
정용기, 박성윤, 이동욱
Identification of Antioxidation, Antiwrinkle, Regeneration and Antibacterial Effect using Peat in Jeonnam Jangheung
Yong-Gi Jeong, Sung-Yoon Park, Dong-Wook Lee
Peat is the product decomposed by biochemical function when the plants like the moss, reed, sedge, etc. and the little body of wood substances from the pine, birch, etc. are deposited under enough water condition. This study was carried out to develop the cosmetic material with functionality of skin on standardized peat and peat extract through comparison of efficacy between Jangheung peat and good qualifed Finland peat. By the experiment result, the antioxidation effect dose-dependently appeared in both Finland and Jangheung peat than control (L-ascorbic acid) and especially, the sphagnum peat of Finland was the highest antioxidation effect. Also, moisturizing effect respectively appeared in both Finland and Jangheung peat than the normal control and skin damaged group. And Jangheung peat was higher than the Finland peat in the moisturizing effect. And antiwrinkle effect appeared the statistical significance in both Finland and Jangheung peat than UV treated group and normal group. Regeneration effect of skin appeared the statistical significance in both Finland and Jangheung peat than skin damaged group and normal group. Finally, antibacterial effect showed in both Finland and Jangheung peat about Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli. As a result, the Jangheung peat having good quality is expected to develop various cosmetics through the varification of additional efficacies in the future.
Key words: Peat, Antioxidation, Antiwrinkle, Regeneration, Antibacterial effect
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