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1. (WO1999007338) USE OF THE Rb1 GINSENOSIDE FOR STIMULATING ELASTIN SYNTHESIS

Pub. No.:    WO/1999/007338    International Application No.:    PCT/FR1998/001770
Publication Date: Fri Feb 19 00:59:59 CET 1999 International Filing Date: Sat Aug 08 01:59:59 CEST 1998
IPC: A61K 8/60
A61K 8/67
A61K 8/97
A61Q 19/00
Applicants: LVMH RECHERCHE
MEYBECK, Alain
DUMAS, Marc
CHAUDAGNE, Catherine
BONTE, Frédéric
Inventors: MEYBECK, Alain
DUMAS, Marc
CHAUDAGNE, Catherine
BONTE, Frédéric
Title: USE OF THE Rb1 GINSENOSIDE FOR STIMULATING ELASTIN SYNTHESIS
Abstract:
The invention concerns novel uses in cosmetics or pharmaceutics, in particular in dermatology, Rb1 ginsenoside (G-Rb1) and plant extracts containing same, to stimulate elastin synthesis by dermal fibroblasts. The invention also concerns cosmetic or pharmaceutical, in particular dermatological, compositions containing said ginsenoside or plant extracts for stimulating elastin synthesis by dermal fibroblasts. Said compositions advantageously contain an extract of Asiatic ginseng or of American ginseng.