Rainforest Tree Bark
Could Help Keep Skin Moisturized
by Katie Bird
An extract from the bark of the rainforest tree Angico-branco can help maintain the water balance in human skin, according to recent research. The tree (Piptadenia colubrina) is native to the South American rainforest and the study, published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, claims that an extract from the plant’s bark can help moisturize the skin.
Source: Journal of Cosmetics Dermatology; Issue 9, Pages 35-43