Nowadays, lots women especially 25years old above believe placenta can help to lock age. What is Placenta? Placenta is an organ connects the developing fetus to the uterine wall to allow nutrient uptake, waste elimination and gas exchange via the mother’s blood supply.
Placenta in different culture. The placenta often plays an important role in various cultures, with many societies conducting rituals regarding its disposal. In Eastern culture, the dried placenta is thought to be healthful restrotive and sometime used in preparation of traditional medicine and various health products. In western country, some animal’s placenta especially sheep placenta is used as skin care products and injection. The use of placenta in Cosmetics and Skin Care industry.
Alleged the sheep placenta extract serves a source of protein and hormones, predominantly estrogen and progesterone in cosmetic raw ingredient. However, data on exact purpose of the placenta is not well documented and hard to define. The famous brand that can be get in Malaysia such as Celllabs, Zell V and s on are quite expensive in term of price.
The use of placenta in Pharmaceuticals industry. Placenta are source of Human Chorionic Ganadotropin (hCG), a naturally produced substance which is used In the treatment of obesity, asthma, gastritis, neurosis, heart damage, hyperlipemia, hypercholesterolemia, eczemas, glaucoma, alcoholism and recent cancer-like tumor appearing in AIDS patients,name Kaposi Sarcoma. Deer placenta is an ingredient in some ‘herbal supplement’ advertised to increase sexual desire and potency. In my opinion, we should do more considering and research before make decision on any pharmaceutical products.
By Cindy Khoo