The Preclinical and Clinical Effects of Herbal Product Containing Rosa mutiflora Roots Extracts as a Main Component on the Hair Growth Promotion

찔레뿌리 추출물을 주성분으로 하는 천연물 조성물의 발모촉진 효과에 관한 전임상 및 임상시험 연구

  • 김중학 (강원대학교 생명공학과) ;
  • 홍성길 ((주)이롬 생명과학연구원) ;
  • 황성주 ((주)이롬 생명과학연구원) ;
  • 손상욱 (고려대학교 안산병원 피부과학교실) ;
  • 최용순 (강원대학교 생명공학과)
  • Received : 2012.01.27
  • Accepted : 2012.04.02
  • Published : 2012.04.30


In this study, to develop hair growth agents using natural products which has excellent ability to promote hair growth effect and fewer side effect, animal experiment and clinical trials was performed to evaluate hair growth promotion effect of herbal product containing $Rosa$ $mutiflora$ roots extracts as a main component (RMHP). 4-week-old male C57BL/6 mice were removed the dorsal hair using thioglycolate, and applied 15% EtOH solution as a negative control, 5% minoxidil as a positive control and RMHP to dorsal skin. In the results of macroscopy and photo-interpretation, RMHP group recorded 100% (+++++) of hair growth was proved to significantly stimulate hair growth against 80% (++++) negative control group. 37 patients were treated with RMHP and evaluated the therapeutic effect at 16 weeks. Hair density was significantly increased at 16 weeks after applying RMHP ($125.0{\pm}4.9\;FU/cm^2$) compared to before treatment ($104.3{\pm}4.7\;FU/cm^2$, p < 0.05), and hair thickness were also significantly increased ($0.066{\pm}0.003$ mm) than before treatment ($0.055{\pm}0.002$ mm, p < 0.05). The result of clinical photo-interpretation using 7-point rating scale assessment, after 16 weeks clinical symptoms were evaluated to significantly improve with $1.23{\pm}0.05$ (p < 0.05). Therefore, the results of this study were observed that RMHP have hair loss prevention effect and hair growth promotion effect to hair loss patients.



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