In terms of ingredients, the reason why Lycium barbarum has a variety of effects, in addition to betaine, flavonoids, carotene, and various trace elements and vitamins, is mainly because of the popular Lycium barbarum polysaccharide, which is a kind of Lycium barbarum active nutrients unique to the extract.
In recent years, studies have shown that Lycium barbarum polysaccharide (LBP) is the most effective ingredient in Lycium barbarum extract.
Biological activity of Lycium barbarum polysaccharide (LBP):
The antioxidant mechanism of Lycium barbarum polysaccharide can effectively resist skin aging by scavenging free radicals, enhancing the activity of antioxidant enzymes, and reducing oxidative stress damage.
Lycium barbarum extract - Lycium barbarum polysaccharide
2. Immune regulation
Lycium barbarum polysaccharide/LBP is a rare protein-polysaccharide in plants. This protein has biological activity and is a high-strength immune enhancer. It is also the main active ingredient in Lycium barbarum and is a research hotspot at home and abroad.
3. Regulate blood lipids and lower blood sugar
The results showed that Lycium barbarum polysaccharide/LBP could reduce blood sugar and blood lipid levels in diabetic rabbits, and lower blood lipids and blood sugar levels in high-fat diet-fed rats; Lycium barbarum polysaccharide/LBP could significantly improve the symptoms of complications caused by diabetes.