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Kor J Aesthet Cosmetol > Volume 11(1); 2013 > Article
Kor J Aesthet Cosmetol 2013;11(1): 167-171.
한련초(Eclipta prostrata L. )를 이용한 모낭염 개선 효과
Improvement Effects of Folliculitis using Eclipta prostrata L.
Jin-Ran Chung
This study is purposed to examine natural products which show anti-inflammation to bacterial folliculitis which is a major cause of folliculitis and at the same time expert a death effect of demodex which is a another cause of folliculitis to decrease liver damage and the reduction of skin rejuvenation caused by the long-term use of antibiotics or steroid and remove side effects of resistant bacterium caused by the misuse and abuse of antibiotics. First, the result of an anti-inflammatory reaction test of bacterial folliculitis in Eclipta alba L. had an improvement effect on folliculitis. Second, the death time of demodex by a test was Eclipta alba L.(6’45"), alcohol(7’29"), tea tree(17’9"), and rosemary(49’). Of nature products, Eclipta alba L. showed rapid sterilization between 5-11 minutes and of aroma oil, tea tree oil had rapid death between 5-30 minutes. Finally, sesame oil had no death effect for 120 minutes, suggesting that it was a proper oil to observe folliculitis by a microscope.
Key words: E clipta alba L. , Demodex, Folliculitis, Aroma oil
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