What is Bakuchiol? It is a natural organic compound extracted from a plant, Psoralea corylifolia, better known as babchi, which is gaining popularity in cosmetics for its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-aging benefits. It is usually used as the natural, vegan alternative to retinol since it has been discovered that it has the same effects on the skin, with the advantage of being less irritating and suitable for pregnant and lactating women. It was first extracted and isolated in 1966 by Mehta et al. from the Babchi seed and was called Bakuchiol based on its Sanskrit name, Bakuchi. Traditional Uses The...
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