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Bakuchiol is derived from the seeds and leaves of the
Psoralea corylifolia plant, or babchi, an herb traditionally
used in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine to treat a variety of
What is Bakuchiol?
Bakuchiol is proven to have a similar gene expression regulation as retinol. "Both boost
collagen and elastin production and reduce photoaging like fine lines and wrinkles," Dr.
Frieling says. "Unlike retinol, bakuchiol has no harsh side effects on the skin and is a much
more gentle alternative
Is Bakuchiol better than retinol?
Safe to use twice a day: Since bakuchiol isn't as drying or irritating as retinol, you can use it both during your morning
and nighttime skincare routines. Suitable for all skin types: Being gentle on skin, most anyone can use bakuchiol.
Is Bakuchiol safe?
Bakuchiol Extraction – Patents
The present invention further provides improved methods for the
isolation, purification and analysis of compositions of bakuchiol.