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Effect of Morus alba extract for hair growth promotion in C57BL/6 mouse



Morus alba has been well known for its tonic effect or preventing of hypertension, aging, or diabetes mellitus in Asian countries. To evaluate the its effect on hair growth promotion, we performed the hair regrowth experiment with leaf, branch, root and fruit extract of Morus alba on animal model of C57BL/6 mouse. The hair regrowth effect was remarkable in the mouse treated branch and root extract (with what %), however, little effect on hair regrowth appeared on the mouse treated with leaf extract. Morus alba extract displayed antibacterial effects on Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas and Candida albicans. These results indicated that branch and root extract of Morus alba could be applicable for hair regrowth or prevention of hair loss in human.
C57BL/6 mouse에서 뽕나무 추출물의 모발성장효과
Effect of Morus alba extract for hair growth promotion
in C57BL/6 mouse
... The therapeutic effects of Morus alba root extract (MARE) include antidiabetic and antioxidant effects [22,23], as well as anti-cancer activities [24], and it also improves symptoms of osteoarthritis [25]. This extract contains chlorogenic acid and umbelliferone, which exert antioxidant effects [26][27][28] and promote hair growth [29][30][31][32]. ...
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Restoring hair follicles by inducing the anagen phase is a promising approach to prevent hair loss. Hair follicle dermal papilla cells (HFDPCs) play a major role in hair growth via the telogen-to-anagen transition. The therapeutic effect of Morus alba activates β-catenin in HFDPCs, thereby inducing the anagen phase. The HFDPCs were treated with M. alba root extract (MARE) to promote hair growth. It contains chlorogenic acid and umbelliferone and is not cytotoxic to HFDPCs at a concentration of 20%. It was demonstrated that a small amount of MARE enhances growth factor secretion (related to the telogen-to-anagen transition). Activation of β-catenin was observed in MARE-treated HFDPCs, which is crucial for inducing the anagen phase. The effect of conditioned medium derived from MARE-treated HFDPCs on keratinocytes and endothelial cells was also investigated. The findings of this study demonstrate the potency of MARE in eliciting the telogen-to-anagen transition.
... (1) N/increases the hair regrowth effect [206] (2) R/reduces oxygen radicals in the liver [207] ([208] (5) S/shortens the duration of the telogen phase and induces the growth of anagen follicles [209] (6) N/decreases oxidized protein levels [210] (7) N/increases Cu, Zn-SOD activities in the brain cytosol [211] 14 Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine [229] Pini Koraiensis Semen ...
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The major objectives of this study were to provide a list of candidate antiaging medicinal herbs that have been widely utilized in Korean medicine and to organize preliminary data for the benefit of experimental and clinical researchers to develop new drug therapies by analyzing previous studies. “Dongeuibogam,” a representative source of the Korean medicine literature, was selected to investigate candidate antiaging medicinal herbs and to identify appropriate terms that describe the specific antiaging effects that these herbs are predicted to elicit. In addition, we aimed to review previous studies that referenced the selected candidate antiaging medicinal herbs. From our chosen source, “Dongeuibogam,” we were able to screen 102 terms describing antiaging effects, which were further classified into 11 subtypes. Ninety-seven candidate antiaging medicinal herbs were selected using the criterion that their antiaging effects were described using the same terms as those employed in “Dongeuibogam.” These candidates were classified into 11 subtypes. Of the 97 candidate antiaging medicinal herbs selected, 47 are widely used by Korean medical doctors in Korea and were selected for further analysis of their antiaging effects. Overall, we found an average of 7.7 previous studies per candidate herb that described their antiaging effects.
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