Each tube is enough for 16 fl oz of cream or lotion at approximately 1% concentration (5 g in 480 mL cream). Use in your favorite cream or add to our Canvas Base Cream or our Sea Kelp Coral. Or, use in your vitamin C serum to help stabilize ascorbic acid.
A potent antioxidant, ferulic acid protects skin from UV induced erythema by absorbing UV before it reaches the skin (photoprotective) and by preventing lipid peroxidation and the consequent damage to cell membranes. It has also been shown to have chemopreventive activity, preventing a variety of cancers in different tissues, including the skin.*
(*See reference tab for scientific resources)
Lin F-H; Lin J-Y; Gupta R D; Tournas J A; Burch J A; Selim M A; Monteiro-Riviere N A; Grichnik J M; Zielinski J; Pinnell S R (2004) Ferulic Acid Stabilizes a Topical Solution Containing Vitamins C and E and Doubles its Photoprotection for Skin , J Invest Dermatol 125: 826-32.
Lesca, P. (1983) Protective effects of ellagic acid and other plant phenols on benzo[alpha]pyrene-induced neoplasia in mice. Carcinogenesis, 4(12), 1651-3.