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Watercress Extract-NS

The Garden of Naturalsolution


  • SegmentPersonal care
  • INCI nameNasturtium Officinale Extract
  • FunctionAntioxidants, Active ingredients, Plant extracts
  • OriginNasturtium Officinale

Ingredient Description

Nasturtium officinale is an aquatic herb, native to Europe and Asia. Commonly called watercress, this plantgrows in shallow fast flowing water, its hollow stems enabling it to float on the water. Watercress is consideredto be one of the oldest leafy green vegetables, its zesty, peppery flavors making popular today in salads,soups, and juices. Well known for its high iron and mineral content, it is said that Hippocrates had the firsthospital on the Greek island of Kos built near a stream that grew watercress so that it would be available fortreating patients. Watercress has been used in Western Herbal Medicine as a blood purifier, to treat skinproblems and for hair loss. Nutritionally, it is considered a ‘super food’, with a high antioxidants, vitamin, andcarotenoid contents. Externally, watercress has been applied to blemished skin, eczema, and even warts.Watercress has been reported to contain a wide range of phenolic compounds, such as apigenin,p-coumaric acid, kaempferol, and quercetin derivatives, proposing antioxidant potentials. Other constituents,β-phenylethyl and 8-methylsuphinyloctyl isothiocyanates, were identified to suppress signaling pathway ofLPS-induced inflammation in macrophages. Anti-inflammatory activity has been further examined by in vivoand in vitro studies.


  • Company nameThe Garden of Naturalsolution
  • Legal nameThe Garden of Naturalsolution Co., Ltd.
  • HeadquartersOsan-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
  • Number of employees11-50
  • DescriptionThe Garden of Naturalsolution is a leading company in the natural cosmetic ingredients market in Korea. It specializes in the development and supply of an extensive range of natural ingredients for the cosmetic and food industries. Ingredients are based on plant-sources, mushrooms, and marine plants and are mostly extracted through the ultrasonic extraction method. It offers hundreds of botanical ingredients with a wide range of oriental medicinal herbs and plants native to Korea. These ingredients are tested and proven to demonstrate anti-oxidant, anti-wrinkle, skin brightening, anti-inflammatory, and anti-microbial activities - - all of which are advantages in skincare products.
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