Phlebodium aureum

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Noun1.Phlebodium aureum - tropical American fern with brown scaly rhizomes cultivated for its large deeply lobed deep bluish-green frondsPhlebodium aureum - tropical American fern with brown scaly rhizomes cultivated for its large deeply lobed deep bluish-green fronds; sometimes placed in genus Polypodium
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
genus Phlebodium, Phlebodium - chiefly epiphytic tropical ferns with free veins bearing sori
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I recommend using Heliocare, which is made from Polypodium leucotomos (a type of fern) to help protect the skin from damaging ultraviolet sun rays.
Polypodium leucotomos, a fern native to Central and South America, protects against UV radiation damage, modulates the immune system, and has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.
She was encouraged to use oral Polypodium leucotomos, zinc/titanium-based sunscreens, and barrier clothing sun protection for prevention.
A plant extract called Polypodium leucotomos offers an ideal complement to topical sunscreens.
[7] Novel systemic therapies like L-phenylalanine, Polypodium leucotomos, Khellin, Ginkgo biloba, vitamins B12, C, E, folic acid and zinc have also been found to be effective.
Gonzalez, "Polypodium leucotomos extract inhibits trans-urocanic acid photoisomerization and photodecomposition," Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, vol.
"Heliocare, a daily dietary supplement, helps maintain the skin's ability to protect itself against sun-related effects and aging with its powerful antioxidant formula, derived from the extract of Polypodium leucotomos, or PLE."
Pseudocatalase vitamin E vitamin C ubiquinone lipoic acid Polypodium leucotomos catalase/superoxide dismutase combination and Ginkgo biloba are antioxidants that have been used alone or more frequently in combination with phototherapy.82 The safety profiles of many antioxidants are unknown.
The extract of Polypodium leucotomos administrated orally or topically, resulted in photoprotection in Langerhans cells against UV and psoralens employed in vitiligo treatment [25].
Polypodium leucotomos: This is a phenolic antioxidant with photo-protective, anti-inflammatory and immune-modulating effects.
A RCT investigated the effects of twice weekly NB-UVB and 250mg oral polypodium leucotomos extract (from a tropical fern with immunomodulatory and anti-oxidative agent) versus NB-UVB and placebo.
Polypodium leucotomos (PL), a fern plant grown in Central America that was used in the 1980s as a repigmenting agent, is enjoying a resurgence in interest.