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ALLANTOIN [2 records]

Record 1 2009-05-22

English

Subject field(s)
  • Medicinal Plants
  • Cosmetology
  • Pharmacology
CONT

Allantoin is a chemical extracted from the comfrey root. It is an anti-irritant, with healing and soothing properties, which is used in diaper-rash creams, moisturizing lotions, and sunburn preparations. It has no antiseptic properties. It is not considered a major cause of cosmetic allergies and is frequently a valuable additive in face creams, masks, and lotions. Its presence must be noted on the label of any product in which it appears.

CONT

In lipstick the encapsulated allantoin will have emollient and skin-softening properties while at the same time preventing chapping, drying, and fissuring of the lips.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Culture des plantes médicinales
  • Cosmétologie
  • Pharmacologie
DEF

Substance extraite d'une plante, la grande consoude, qui possède des propriétés cicatrisantes et anti-inflammatoires.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Cultivo de plantas medicinales
  • Productos de belleza
  • Farmacología
CONT

La alantoína (glioxil-diurea) puede actuar como un estimulante de la epitelización de la piel por estímulo de la proliferación celular. Ayuda a eliminar las capas superficiales, ya muertas, de la piel, sustituyéndolos por tejidos nuevos. Ayuda como agente anti-irritante, ayudando al mantenimiento del buen estado de la piel.

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Record 2 2001-05-31

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
  • Biochemistry
DEF

The end product of purine metabolism in mammals other than man or other primates; it results from the oxidation of uric acid.

OBS

(2,5-dioxoimidazolidin-4-yl)urea: form recommended by the IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
  • Biochimie
OBS

Accélérateur de la cicatrisation.

OBS

(2,5-dioxoimidazolidin-4-yl)urée : forme recommandée par l'UICPA (Union internationale de chimie pure et appliquée).

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Elementos y compuestos químicos
  • Bioquímica
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