Lisostin

Composition


Hyaluronic acid

Polysaccharide abundant in the body that allows to maintain a correct hydration of tissues, improving the firmness and skin hydration thanks to its intrinsic ability to bind many water molecules. Hyaluronic acid also has a high healing and anti-inflammatory properties, and can protect the body from viruses and bacteria.

Aloe

It mostly consists of polysaccharides but of great importance are the phytosterols (cholesterol, campesterol and 3-sitosterol), vitamins, enzymes, oligo-elements and aminoacids. It acts primarily as a moisturizing and soothing skin agent, and also has antifungal and antimicrobial properties. As in the case of products rich in mucopolysaccharides, the Aloe gel forms a protective film on the skin, which allows its to perform the excellent moisturizing agent function. Traditionally are attributed to Aloe healing and soothing properties.

Lysozyme

It is a small enzyme that attacks the cell wall of bacteria. Its mechanism of action consists in breaking the carbohydrate chains, destroying the structural integrity of the cell wall, and then the bacteria explode due to their own internal pressure. Lysozyme protects against bacterial proliferation.

Usnic acid

Derived from lichens it is used in natural medicine thanks to its specific antibiotic properties. In the cosmetic field it has documented the antibacterial efficacy against a variety of microbial strains resident on the skin, whose excessive proliferation may determine various skin problems. In a recent study it was shown that minimum amount are sufficient to inhibit the growth of several Gram + bacterial strains, confirming its antibacterial profile.

Carbomer

It is an ingredient used as film-forming binder and in fact has the ability to dry and form a thin coating on mucous membranes, skin, nails and hair. This coating is used to create a protective film that protects the lesions from external agents, facilitating healing.

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