Functional Ingredients

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The challenges you might meet:

In medicine and cosmetics, functional ingredients are often designed to meet specific needs or solve specific problems.

  • Searching for active pharmaceutical ingredients that can treat a specific disease or condition
  • Look for active substances that contain specific nutrients
  • Need to provide skin care ingredients in cosmetics for moisturizing, antioxidant or reducing skin problems
  • Need to look for cosmetics that contain whitening ingredients to lighten skin spots and even out skin tone.
  • Need to contain anti-aging ingredients for cosmetic development

Figure 1. Scheme for preparation of Ag-nPs by the Citrus paradisi peel extract and its use as catalyst for reduction of CR.Figure 1. Scheme for preparation of Ag-nPs by the Citrus paradisi peel extract and its use as catalyst for reduction of CR.(Khalida Naseem, et al.; 2020)

Functional Ingredients Key Features:

Functional Ingredients Key Benefits:

  • Plant extracts have many advantages as functional ingredients in the fields of medicine, health care and cosmetics. Here are some of the main advantages:
    • Natural Sources: Botanical extracts are often extracted from natural plants, making them a natural, organic option. For consumers who prefer natural products, plant extracts are an attractive option.
    • Rich active ingredients: Plant extracts contain various active ingredients, such as antioxidants, vitamins, polyphenols, etc. These ingredients are beneficial for health and skin care and can provide a variety of cell protection and repair functions.
    • Anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties: Many plant extracts have anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that help reduce inflammation, promote wound healing, and are used in skin care products to help control skin problems such as acne.
    • Adaptability: Plant extracts have a wide range of adaptability and can be used in different types of products, including drugs, health products, skin care products, hair care products, etc. They can be applied in multiple fields and provide multiple functions.
    • Aroma and Feel: Plant extracts often have natural aromas that can add a pleasant smell to products. In addition, some plant extracts can improve the feel and texture of the product, making it more comfortable and easier to use.
    • Nutritional value: Some ingredients in plant extracts may have nutritional value, such as unsaturated fatty acids in plant oils, which help nourish the skin, hair and body.

Functional Ingredients Application Candidates:

Functional ingredients, especially plant extracts, can be used in a variety of fields, including medicine, health care and cosmetics. Here are some candidates for botanical extract applications:

  • Skin Care Products:

Hyaluronic acid (hyaluronic acid): Hyaluronic acid derived from plants is widely used in skin care products for moisturizing and anti-aging effects.

Green Tea Extract: Rich in antioxidants that help protect against free radical damage, suitable for anti-aging and inflammation-reducing products.

Aloe Vera Extract: Has calming and anti-inflammatory properties and is often used in sensitive skin care products.

  • Hair Care Products:

Vegetable oils (such as olive oil, coconut oil): are rich in hair-nourishing nutrients and can be used in hair masks and hair oils.

Flower extracts (such as chamomile extract): have the effect of soothing the scalp and reducing scalp inflammation.

  • Health Products:

Turmeric Extract: Has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and is often used for joint health and overall immune support.

Grape Seed Extract: Rich in antioxidants that help maintain cardiovascular health.

  • Drug:

Plant alkaloids (such as cinnabarine): used in some traditional herbal medicines, have antibacterial, analgesic and other effects, and may be used in the preparation of some drugs.

  • Oral Care Products:

Tea Tree Oil Extract: Has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties and is suitable for use in oral care products.

  • Spices and Condiments:

Vanilla extract (such as vanilla bean): used in foods and perfumes to give products a natural scent.

  • Food and Drinks:

Blueberry Extract: Rich in antioxidants, it can be used in functional foods and beverages to support cardiovascular and immune health.


  1. Khalida Naseem, et al.; Plant Extract Induced Biogenic Preparation of Silver Nanoparticles and Their Potential as Catalyst for Degradation of Toxic Dyes. Coatings. 2020, 10(12), 1235.
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