5 Benefits Of Radish Root Extract For Baby’s Skin

5 Benefits Of Radish Root Extract For Baby’s Skin

6 Oct 2022 | 3 min Read

Manisha Pradhan

Author | 1053 Articles

Radish as a vegetable may have a spicy and pungent taste but did you know that its root has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine? That’s because it has many medicinal as well as healing properties. 

This makes it a great addition to skincare products that can help heal inflamed skin and protect it from sun damage, rashes, and dryness. We explain why it should be in your baby’s skincare products.

What Is Radish Root Extract?

The scientific name for this extract is Raphanus Sativus Linn and just as the name suggests, the radish root extract is an extract of the radish root. As it contains high levels of phenolic compounds, including tocopherols, as well as carotenoids and ascorbic acid, it is known to be a good source of natural antioxidants.

What Are The Benefits Of Using Radish Root Extract For Babies’ Skin?

The radish root extract is a little-known ingredient that has some amazing benefits for your baby’s skin.

1. Protects Skin Damage Caused By Sun Exposure

Since it has a high concentration of antioxidants, it is best known for its anti-inflammatory properties. It helps in reducing inflammation and is packed with skin-friendly properties like Vitamins A, B, C, E, and K, along with many essential cell-building minerals like iron, zinc, and calcium, that protect the skin from free radical damage that is caused by sun exposure. It is a must-have in baby sunscreen creams and lotions.

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Radish skin extract protects the baby’s skin from free radical damage that is caused by sun exposure / Image source: freepik.com

2. Helps Fight Rashes And Dryness

The vitamin C in radish root extract, along with zinc and phosphorus helps to fight any kind of skin dryness and rashes. Don’t we all know that baby skin is prone to rashes because they are tender, delicate and still developing?

3. Prevents Skin Infections

It’s known for its antibacterial and antifungal properties that help to kill bacteria that may cause baby acne and prevent breakouts and skin infections.

4. Keeps Skin Hydrated

While also being a great source of hyaluronic acid, which is essential for keeping a baby’s skin well hydrated.

5. Soothes Skin

The radish root extract contains a natural moisturizer and calming agent and is a great way to soothe baby eczema. 

The radish root extract also acts as a natural preservative in skin care products and prevents the growth of bacteria and also oxidation, therefore increasing the shelf life of the product.

Radish roots extract is gaining popularity and is being used in baby care products like lotions, moisturisers, and even creams. So before you buy any skin care product for your baby #LabelPadhoMom to check for this wonder ingredient.

BabyChakra has ensured that radish root extract is in your baby’s skincare routine, all thanks to the BabyChakra Natural Moisturizing Sunscreen, which contains this vital ingredient.

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