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  • Clinical abstract from Journal of American Academy of Dermatology: Could protecting your skin from the sun be as easy as popping a pill “… Of the ingredients found in sunscreen pills, Dr. Lim said the strongest research is linked to Polypodium Leucotomos, an extract of a Central American fern plant. Studies have shown the fern extract increases the amount of time Continue Reading

  • Clinical abstract from Journal of American Academy of Dermatology: Oral Polypodium Leucotomos Extract decreases Ultraviolet-induced damage of human skin “… Exposure of human skin to sunlight containing UV radiation A and B, leads to deleterious effects on skin such as sunburn, immune suppression, pigmentary changes, photoaging , and skin cancer. Protection of skin by an oral photoprotective agent would have substantial Continue Reading