Maple leaf extract could inhibit skin wrinkles

Maple leaf extract could inhibit skin wrinkles

Maple leaf extract could inhibit skin wrinkles

Maple trees are best known for their maple syrup and lovely fall foliage. But it turns out that the beauty of those leaves could be skin-deep — and that’s a good thing. Today, scientists report that an extract from the leaves may prevent wrinkles.

Inhibitory effects of glucitol-core containing gallotannins from a proprietary red maple (Acer rubrum) leaves extract on elastase enzyme. H. Ma, N.P. Seeram