Extrapone™ nutgrass root
– the natural way to whiten your skin
nutgrass plant (cyperus rotundus) grows wild in India. Its roots have
been used medicinally in Ayurvedic medicine and also in Chinese herbal
medicine for thousands of years, due to their high nutritional value.
Nutgrass contains a volatile oil with b-pinene, cyperene, a-cyperone
b-cyperone and a-cyperol as its main ingredients. It also contains
alkaloids, flavonoids and triterpenes.
Recent research has shown nutgrass root is effective at naturally
lightening the color of the skin. This is due to its ability to inhibit
the formation of the skin pigment melanin.
Nutgrass root has also been found to have anti-aging properties for
the skin. Thus it is a natural way to whiten your skin, without any
harmful side effects, as well as making your skin look younger. It is
also effective at reducing freckles.
Extrapone™ nutgrass root, which is used in our Day Cream with Natural Whitening, contains a powdered extract of nutgrass roots, prepared in water
and glycerine. In this form, the whitening effect of the nutgrass root
Right: In clinical trials, Extrapone nutgrass root GW has been
shown to inhibit melanin by more than 41% when used in a 0.5%