Hair Growth Activity and Melanogenic Activity of Oriental Medical Prescription

한방복합처방단의 발모효과 및 멜라닌 생성 촉진효과

  • 임경란 ((주)사임당화장품 기술연구소) ;
  • 김미진 ((주)사임당화장품 기술연구소) ;
  • 윤경섭 ((주)사임당화장품 기술연구소)
  • Received : 2011.05.11
  • Accepted : 2011.06.10
  • Published : 2011.06.30


To develop a new natural cosmetic hair care product for scalp treatment, we investigated the effect of enzyme modified (Viscozyme, Pectinex) oriental medical prescriptions on hair growth and melanogenesis. Enzyme modified oriental medical prescriptions showed the antioxidative effect, inhibitory effects on lipoxygenase activity and $5{\alpha}$-reductase activity and melanogenic activity. In human irritation test, they did not show any adverse effect. Based on these results, we suggest that enzyme modified oriental medical prescriptions may potentially be used in a cosmeceutical hair care product for scalp treatment.

본 연구에서는 발모 소재 개발을 위하여 한방복합처방단의 효소처리에 의한 발모 및 흑모 관련 생리활성을 알아보았다. 효소 처리된 한방 복합 처방단의 자유라디칼 소거활성과 superoxide dismutase 유사활성을 알아보았으며, lipoxygenase 활성 저해효과, $5{\alpha}$-reductase 활성 저해효과 및 멜라닌 생성 촉진효과를 확인하였다. 또한, 인체 피부 일차 자극시험 결과 자극이 없는 저자극으로 나타났다. 이로써, 효소 처리된 한방 복합 처방단은 피부자극 없이 모발제품의 기능성 원료로서 큰 가능성을 가지고 있는 것으로 판단된다.



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