Hyaluronic acid

hyaluronic acidThe hyaluronic acid is the most powerfully hydrating biopolymer, which the science knows. It is among the most important substances for optimal cell hydration in the system. Based on the polysaccharides the body synthesizes it plays a key role in the connective tissue formation, builds up the base of the intercellular substance. The hyaluronic acid has the unique ability to be retentive of moisture. Only one of its molecules attracts about 100 water molecules. It activates the regeneration process of the skin cells and the connective tissue and stimulates the wound healing process.

When it penetrates through the skin it activates the fibroblasts that are cells with significant role in the healing process. When they are active they secrete fibers of collagen and elastin, two key elements in the skin regenerating process. The hyaluronic acid is an important component of articular cartilage, providing the resilience of the cartilage and protecting it from wearing out. As a natural component of the connective tissue the hyaluronic acid is non-toxic and is non-irritating.
The system cannot synthesize enough hyaluronic acid with advancing the age, which leads to skin loosening and drying, known as signs of the ageing.

The contemporary cosmetic products for ageing control practically is binding to contain hyaluronic acid, which is retentive of skin moisture, fills in wrinkles in depth, and in the same time stimulates the creating of collagen. Its therapeutical properties are as far of running out with all that. The hyaluronic acid taken as dietary supplement for peroral use has wholesome effect in rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

With the application of cosmetic products containing hyaluronic acid it has a sustained hydrating effect that is palpable for more than 24 hours. For the properties referred to above the hyaluronic acid is very valuable component for the cosmetics as well as for the pharmacy.