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Polypodium leucotomos Extract
Polypodium leucotomos Extract
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Polypodium leucotomos Extract
Care of skin, hair and nails
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Polypodium Leucotomos Extract is an extract of tropical fern with skin anti-aging properties.
  • Has antioxidant, soothing and immunomodulatory effects.
  • neutralizes the free radicals, offering relief and protection of the skin.
  • Encourages the preservation of skin tissue structure.
90 Veg. Caps.
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Polypodium Leucotomos Extract Supplement

Polypodium leucotomos is a type of fern found in the American tropics and sub-tropics. It has a long history of use in Honduran traditional medicine, particularly for the relief and protection of the skin, now available to buy in vegetarian capsules at Supersmart.

What are the benefits of Polypodium Leucotoms Extract capsules?

Studies show that Polypodium leucotomos:

  • Has antioxidant, soothing and immunomodulatory effects.
  • Protects DNA.
  • Helps neutralize free radicals and reactive oxygen species, particularly superoxide anion.
  • Encourages preservation of skin tissue structure.

Buy Polypodium Leucotoms Extract today and benefit from its anti-aging skin properties.

Daily serving: 2 capsules
Number of servings per bottle: 45
Quantity per serving
Polypodium leucotomos 4:1 leef extract 1,000 mg
Other ingredients: Acacia gum, rice flour.

Each vegetarian capsule contains 500 mg of Polypodium leucotomos 4:1 leef extract.
Directions for use
Take one to two capsules a day in the morning, 30 minutes before exposure to the sun, or as recommended by your therapist. You should still use topical sun products when exposed to the sun.
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Fantástico, si no fuera por este producto me encontraría fatal.Louso desde hacer años.
No es demasiado caro.
Muy bueno

W. Koert
Sinds we dit gebruiken, smeren we ons niet meer in en zijn we toch niet verbrand door de zon, al proberen we wel een beetje op te passen. Voor het herstellen van de huid, bijvoorbeeld de ouderdomsvlekken zullen we het nog langer moeten gebruiken.
  1. Ramírez-Bosca A, Zapater P, Betlloch I, et al. Polypodium leucotomos extract in atopic dermatitis: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter trial. Actas Dermosifiliogr. 2012;103(7):599–607.
  2. Korman AM, Reynolds KA, Nabhan F, Konda B, Shah MH, Kaffenberger BH.-induced Phototoxic Drug Eruption Treated with Polypodium Leucotomos Extract: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(10):35–38.
  3. Middelkamp-Hup MA, Pathak MA, Parrado C, et al. Oral Polypodium leucotomos extract decreases ultraviolet-induced damage of human skin. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2004;51(6):910–918. doi:10.1016/j.jaad.2004.06.027.
  4. Bhatia N. Polypodium leucotomos: a potential new photoprotective agent. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2015;16(2):73–79.
  5. Capote R, Alonso-Lebrero JL, García F, Brieva A, Pivel JP, González S. Polypodium leucotomos extract inhibits trans-urocanic acid photoisomerization and photodecomposition. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2006;82(3):173–179.
  6. Palomino, Olga. (2014). Current knowledge in Polypodium leucotomos effect on skin protection. Archives of dermatological research. 307.
  7. Nestor MS, Berman B, Swenson N. Safety and Efficacy of Oral Polypodium leucotomos Extract in Healthy Adult Subjects. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2015;8(2):19–23.
  8. Caccialanza M, Percivalle S, Piccinno R, Brambilla R. Photoprotective activity of oral polypodium leucotomos extract in 25 patients with idiopathic photodermatoses. Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2007;23(1):46–47.
  9. Alonso-Lebrero JL, Domínguez-Jiménez C, Tejedor R, Brieva A, Pivel JP. Photoprotective properties of a hydrophilic extract of the fern Polypodium leucotomos on human skin cells. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2003;70(1):31–37.
  10. Gombau L, García F, Lahoz A, et al. Polypodium leucotomos extract: antioxidant activity and disposition. Toxicol In Vitro. 2006;20(4):464–471.
  11. González S, Pathak MA. Inhibition of ultraviolet-induced formation of reactive oxygen species, lipid peroxidation, erythema and skin photosensitization by polypodium leucotomos. Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 1996;12(2):45–56.
  12. Philips N, Conte J, Chen YJ, et al. Beneficial regulation of matrixmetalloproteinases and their inhibitors, fibrillar collagens and transforming growth factor-beta by Polypodium leucotomos, directly or in dermal fibroblasts, ultraviolet radiated fibroblasts, and melanoma cells. Arch Dermatol Res. 2009;301(7):487–495.
  13. M.-A. Middelkamp‐Hup, J.-D. Bos, F. Rius‐Diaz, S. Gonzalez, W. Westerhof, Treatment of vitiligo vulgaris with narrow‐band UVB and oral Polypodium leucotomos extract: a randomized double‐blind placebo‐controlled study, J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2007 Aug;21(7):942-50.
  14. Gonzalez S. et al., Topical or oral administration with an extract of Polypodium leucotomos prevents acute sunburn and psoralen-induced phototoxic reactions as well as depletion of Langerhans cells in human skin, Photodermatology Photoimmunology & Photomedicine, 1997, 13:50-60.
  15. Termeer C, Reinhold U, Dirschka T, von Kiedrowski R, Kurzen H. Long-term use of fumaric acid esters for the treatment of psoriasis in daily practice [published online ahead of print, 2019 Nov 12]. J Dermatolog Treat. 2019;1–7. doi:10.1080/09546634.2019.1688234.

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