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Ground Cherry Extract-NS

The Garden of Naturalsolution


  • SegmentPersonal care
  • INCI namePhysalis Alkekengi Fruit Extract
  • FunctionAntioxidants, Active ingredients, Plant extracts
  • OriginPhysalis Alkekengi

Ingredient Description

Physalis alkekengi, also known as ground cherry, is a well-known edible plant with abundant vitamin C.This juicy fruit is eaten fresh and cooked, but not tasty. Aerial parts of the plant have been traditionallyused in China and Korea to treat cough, middle ear infection, sore throat, tumor, hepatitis, and urinaryproblems. Especially, it is highly recommended for alleviating fever. Pharmacological investigations on P.alkekengi have been carried out and have shown diverse properties such as anti-inflammatory,anti-fungal, analgesic, anti-oxidant, anti-cancer, and fever-lowering activities. P. alkekengi contains some phytochemicals, out of which physalins, the major steroidal constituents,show anti-mycobacterial, immunomodulatory, anti-tumor, and anti-inflammatory activities. According toa recent study, physalins have a potent inhibitory effect on the growth of pathogenic bacteria, Escherichiacoli. The methanol extract of P. alkekengi showed anti-inflammatory effect by reducing the expression ofMMP-9 and inhibiting the activation of AP-1.


  • Company nameThe Garden of Naturalsolution
  • Legal nameThe Garden of Naturalsolution Co., Ltd.
  • HeadquartersGyeonggi-do, South Korea
  • DescriptionThe Garden of Naturalsolution is leading company in natural cosmetic ingredient market in Korea. Natural Solution specializes in the development and supply of an extensive range of natural ingredients for cosmetic and food industries since 2004.
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