Containing Or Obtained From Citrus (e.g., Orange, Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit, Etc.) Patents (Class 424/736)
  • Patent number: 10285998
    Abstract: A pharmaceutical two-phase admixture for topical application, transdermal or transmucosal, characterized by components in two phases, a liquid and a solid, adapted for topical application, transdermal or transmucosal, to various skin and/or mucosal surface areas of the body is disclosed. The solid phase is comprised of one or more bio-identical hormones and the liquid phase is comprised of one or more excipient carrier oils. The bio-identical hormone component is comprised of one or more of Bi-Est, testosterone, progesterone, and dehydroepiandrosterone. The excipient carrier oil component is comprised of one or more of jojoba oil, evening primrose oil, and borage seed oil. The pharmaceutical admixture is especially useful in a regime of hormone replacement therapy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: THE MENOPAUSE METHOD, INC.
    Inventors: Daved Rosensweet, Joshua B. Rosensweet
  • Patent number: 10238105
    Abstract: Disclosed are pressurized surface treatment compositions which impart a microbicidal benefit to treated surfaces which compositions comprise (or in certain preferred embodiments may consist essentially of, or may consist of): a zinc ion source material which releases zinc ions into the treatment composition, preferably a source of Zn++ ions, at least lower alkyl aliphatic monohydric alcohol which independently of other constituents present exhibits a microbicidal effect, a propellant; and, water. The compositions may further optionally include one or more further optional constituents such as a detersive surfactant and/or minor amounts of one or more constituents which impart one or more advantageous technical or aesthetic benefits to the compositions, including one or more detersive surfactants wherein the compositions have pH of at least 5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: RECKITT BENCKISER LLC
    Inventors: Frank Apollo, John Diemer, Mohammad Khalid Ijaz, Yun-Peng Zhu
  • Patent number: 10220066
    Abstract: A method for treatment of virus-based diseases of the skin, in particular, herpes simplex virus type-1 and herpes zoster, which comprises topically administering to the skin of a subject suffering from a virus-based disease of the skin a therapeutically amount of an aqueous, aqueous/alcohol, or natural plant oil extract of dandelion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: IXCELA, INC.
    Inventor: Erika N. Angle
  • Patent number: 10213468
    Abstract: A method for treatment of virus-based diseases of the skin, in particular, herpes simplex virus type-1 and herpes zoster, which comprises topically administering to the skin of a subject suffering from a virus-based disease of the skin a therapeutically amount of an aqueous, aqueous/alcohol, or natural plant oil extract of dandelion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: IXCELA, INC.
    Inventor: Erika N. Angle
  • Patent number: 10166193
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to compositions and methods of delivery of CoQ-10 solubilized in monoterpenes. Use of monoterpenes as dissolving agents, greatly effects the ability to incorporate greater amounts of bioactive CoQ-10 in formulations, such as soft gel capsules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Inventor: Michael Fantuzzi
  • Patent number: 10143199
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of pre-rinsing laundry and treating other surfaces employing a composition that can kill bedbug eggs. The composition includes an anionic compound and is at pH just above neutral, e.g., about 7 to about 9.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Kim R. Smith, Erik Olson, Yvonne Killeen, Victor Man, Joelle Olson, Erin Loosbrock
  • Patent number: 10130094
    Abstract: A pesticidal/ovicidal composition comprising: (a) 50-99.9 parts by mass of a triglyceride containing not less than 50% of oleic acid as a fatty acid component; (b) 0.1-20 parts by mass of a nonionic surface active agent; and (c) 0-30 parts by mass of a glycerin derivative. The composition according to the invention has not only a pesticidal activity but also an ovicidal activity on crop pests, and provides a safe and high pesticidal/ovicidal effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: RIKEN
    Inventors: Yutaka Arimoto, Kenichi Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10034908
    Abstract: A method for treatment of virus-based diseases of the skin, in particular, herpes simplex virus type-1 and herpes zoster, which comprises topically administering to the skin of a subject suffering from a virus-based disease of the skin a therapeutically amount of an aqueous, aqueous/alcohol, or natural plant oil extract of dandelion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: IXCELA, INC.
    Inventor: Erika N. Angle
  • Patent number: 10034842
    Abstract: This disclosure provides generally for antimicrobial compositions and methods of use comprising an anthocyanin, an anthocyanidin or metabolites thereof. Methods for promoting healing of a wound using these compositions are also disclosed. These compositions have broad spectrum antimicrobial activity and are safe for human and animal uses. Further, these compositions are safe for medical uses and industrial uses as antiseptic preparations to reduce or prevent microbial growth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Inventor: Lanny Leo Johnson
  • Patent number: 10010496
    Abstract: Several embodiments disclosed herein relate to formulations having antimicrobial and/or sanitizing effects, and uses of the same. In particular, the formulations and methods of using same provide, in several embodiments, an immediate and a persistent antimicrobial effect against a broad spectrum of microorganisms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: Innovative BioDefense, Inc.
    Inventors: Jesse Cozean, Colette Cozean, Susan Goldsberry
  • Patent number: 9861116
    Abstract: The invention relates to pet food compositions designed to induce the animal to cease feeding upon consumption of the appropriate nutritional amount. The invention further provides methods of inducing satiety response in animals and methods of controlling the amount of food intake in animals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc.
    Inventor: Samer Al-Murrani
  • Patent number: 9827208
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for maintaining healthy skin and alleviating skin conditions such as redness, inflammation, irritation and skin aging, as well as for maintaining healthy scalp and hair are disclosed. The oral compositions disclosed comprise antioxidants including lycopene, gallic acid and ascorbic acid. Preferably lycopene has been water-extracted, more preferably under acid conditions. In the method of treatment aspect of the invention, an oral composition containing antioxidant(s) is administered to a person concurrently with a topical treatment for said skin conditions. Preferred topical compositions comprise cyclohexane polyols, such as cyclohexanediol or cyclohexanetriol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Inventor: Pior Chomczynski
  • Patent number: 9775356
    Abstract: Treatment compositions which impart a microbicidal benefit to treated surfaces which compositions comprise (or in certain preferred embodiments may consist essentially of, or may consist of) as constituents: a zinc source material which releases zinc ions into the treatment composition, preferably a source of Zn++ ions; at least one lower alkyl monohydric alcohol (preferably at least about 25% wt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: Reckitt Benckiser LLC
    Inventors: Mohammad Khalid Ijaz, Yun-Peng Zhu
  • Patent number: 9774007
    Abstract: A display panel includes a EL panel part, a CF panel part, and a resin layer. Light is extracted from a luminous part including an organic luminous layer in the EL panel part in a direction of an arrow. The resin layer is formed to cover an upper surface of the EL panel part. Transmittance of the light from the EL panel part is 80% or higher. The resin layer includes a resin part and a plurality of particles dispersed in the resin part. The particles are formed of synthetic zeolite having a refractive-index ratio to the resin part of 1.0 or more and a particle size of 2 ?m or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroyuki Masuda
  • Patent number: 9717671
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a composition for preventing, decreasing and/or treating skin and hair/coat disorders, such as is effected by inflammatory reactions, environmental factors, ageing or cancer. In particular, the present invention relates to the use of flavanones compounds or their derivatives in nutritional, cosmetic or pharmaceutical compositions for improvement of human or pet animal skin and coat conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Myriam Richelle, Elizabeth Offord-Cavin, Karlheinz Bortlik, Isabelle Bureau-Franz, Gary Williamson, Inge Lise Nielsen, Heike Steiling, Angus Moodycliffe
  • Patent number: 9474292
    Abstract: A powdered mixture that may be added to the water or food of animals. The powder comprises a mixture, which includes brewer's yeast, Aronia extract, cranberry extract, and an omega-3 fatty acid (such as docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)). In some embodiments, the mixture of the powder also includes one or more of the following: an added amount of citric acid, potassium chloride, tricalcium phosphate, water-soluble egg membrane complex, an added amount of vitamin E, a meat flavor agent (such as natural bacon flavor), and other suitable ingredients.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2016
    Assignee: EvoSci Biotech LLC
    Inventor: Ryan M. Morrison
  • Patent number: 9327007
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an extract of a processed herbal medicinal plant and a composition for skin external application which contains the extract. More specifically, the composition for skin external application contains an extract of processed herbal medicinal plant, prepared through a method comprising the steps of: (a) processing an herbal medicinal plant by a process of boiling, steaming, roasting, baking or heating the medicinal plant or a combination of two or more of these processes; (b) obtaining an extract of the processed medicinal plant. The composition shows an improved antioxidant effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignee: AMOREPACIFIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jun Seong Park, Hye Yoon Park, Dong Hyun Kim, Eun Jeong Moon, Ji Hye Chung, Jae Kyoung Lee, Duck Hee Kim, Han Kon Kim
  • Patent number: 9144591
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method for treating an androgen-stimulated disease in a subject in need thereof by administering to the subject a composition containing an effective amount of an inhibitor of I?B kinase subunit ? activity. The composition can also be administered to a subject at high risk for prostate cancer as a method for reducing the subject's risk thereof. A further method relates to identifying a modulator of transcriptional activity regulated by I?B kinase subunit ?. Still another method relates to determining the I?B kinase subunit ?-regulated transcriptional activity regulated by in a non-human mammalian test subject.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2015
    Assignee: Academia Sinica
    Inventor: Pei-Wen Hsiao
  • Patent number: 9068141
    Abstract: Curcuma aromatica essential oil is blue-black dark liquid with camphoraceous, woody, amber and spicy characteristic odor and is less valued in market, however the prepared value added products have very good shining color with the improved fragrance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2015
    Assignee: Council of Scientific & Industrial Research
    Inventors: Vijai Kant Agnihotri, Bikram Singh, Garikapati Dyva Kiran Babu, Gopi Chand, Rakesh Deosharan Singh, Paramvir Singh Ahuja
  • Patent number: 9066965
    Abstract: One exemplary embodiment of the disclosure provides methods and compositions for treating a subject suffering from Alcoholic Liver Disease, Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, and certain cancers, or a combination thereof, by administering a therapeutically effective amount of purified liminoid glucoside or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof to the subject.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2015
    Assignee: The United States of Americas, as represented by the Secretary of Agriculture
    Inventor: Darshan Singh Kelley
  • Publication number: 20150148256
    Abstract: A bioluminescence imaging-based high-throughput assay for inhibitors of ABCG2 is described. Compositions of inhibitors of ABCG2 and methods of using ABCG2 inhibitors are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2014
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Applicant: THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: MARTIN GILBERT POMPER, YIMAO ZHANG, JOHN LATERRA
  • Publication number: 20150140031
    Abstract: Systems and methods of weight management and compositions or formulations useful therein are disclosed and described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2014
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Steven M. Wood, Stephen J. Poole, Doug Burke, Mark Bartlett, Angela Mastaloudis
  • Publication number: 20150133296
    Abstract: The present invention relates to phytosanitary compositions with fungicidal properties that comprise a mixture of essential oils obtained from plants and agents with known fungicidal properties, such as alkali metal or ammonium bicarbonates, and compounds based on copper or the salts thereof, for use, principally, in contact-protection against fungal infections in cultivated plants and post-harvest, and also in other antifungal applications. In said compositions, the effect of the agents that have known fungicidal properties is potentiated synergistically by the aforementioned essential oils. The present invention also relates to the use of said essential oils as potentiators for agents with known fungicidal properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2012
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Applicant: BIOFUNGITEK, SOCIEDAD LIMITADA
    Inventors: Unai Ona Ugalde Martinez, Ana Belen Rodriguez Urra, Ainara Ubegun Lizaso
  • Patent number: 9028886
    Abstract: The invention provides a deterioration inhibitor containing an amount of a product obtained by treatment of a tea extract with an oxidizing enzyme and then inactivating the enzyme. Addition of a deterioration inhibiting material according to the invention to a food or beverage or a cosmetic can inhibit deterioration of flavor and fragrance, with use in smaller amounts than conventional deterioration inhibitors. A particularly notable effect is exhibited against production of p-cresol and p-methylacetophenone which are citral-derived deterioration odor components, and therefore it is suitable for foods and beverages or cosmetics with citral-containing citrus-like flavors and fragrances.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: Ogawa & Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Arima, Hideki Masuda
  • Publication number: 20150125557
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to methods of extraction and processing of polymethoxylated flavone (“PMF”) powder from Ortanique peels for commercial application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2014
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Inventor: Curtis O. GREEN
  • Patent number: 9023399
    Abstract: A water-soluble anti-inflammatory cream is disclosed. The cream is a composition of between about 7.5% and about 30% by weight of a healing oil; between about 1% and about 6% by weight of an herbal extract; between about 0% and about 3.5% by weight of microencapsulated amino acids; and at least 39.4% by weight water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: NU Technology, LLC
    Inventors: Irina V Filippova, Leonid K. Filippov
  • Publication number: 20150118331
    Abstract: The present disclosure in general relates to a process for (1) reducing impurities, i.e. undesirable natural components such as waxes and undesirable synthetic materials such as agrochemicals and other environmental pollutants, or (2) fractionation of natural components present in an essential oil using at least one selective membrane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2013
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventors: Andrew Boam, Andrea Meniconi, Xiaoping Wu
  • Publication number: 20150118332
    Abstract: A non-toxic composition for the treatment and prevention of ectoparasite infestations is provided. In its most basic form, the composition comprises a combination of effective amounts of cinnamon oil, oregano oil and either citronella oil or lavender oil. Additional oils, including both citronella oil and lavender oil, in addition to peppermint oil, orange oil, tea tree oil and rosemary oil may be added to the composition while still maintaining the efficacy of the composition. The composition may be combined with a carrier agent and the combination may be applied to a subject to effect the elimination of ectoparasites and the prevention of new infestations. Preferably, the carrier agent is a shampoo, a conditioner, a non-aqueous spray, a body wash or a lotion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2014
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventor: Colleen Novelo
  • Publication number: 20150110905
    Abstract: Compositions for promoting hair growth can be formed using food related oils. The food related oils include meadowfoam seed oil, neem oil, sesame oil, camelina, flaxeed oil, and tamanu oil. The oil can be combined with lime peel essential oil and/or aloe vera to create various products. The products in an oil for treating the hair and scalp, a treatment for damaged hair and scalp, shampoo, conditioner, pomade and hair root stimulant. A method for making each product is described. In addition, a method for using each product is described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2014
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Applicant: SAYBLEE HANDMADE NATURAL HAIR CARE, LLC
    Inventor: Cynthia Sayblee Darsale
  • Publication number: 20150110758
    Abstract: A treatment protocol for use in the treatment of neurocutaneous syndrome is described and comprises at least one xanthone component, which may comprise at least one mangosteen component, and at least one detoxification component. Additional embodiments comprise at least one herbal component, at least one vitamin component, or a combination thereof. A method of treating a patient having neurocutaneous syndrome is described herein and comprises: providing at least one xanthone component, which may comprise at least one mangosteen component, providing at least one xanthone component, which may comprise at least one mangosteen component, to the patient, and administering the at least one detoxification component to the patient. Additional methods steps may include providing and administering at least one herbal component, providing and administering at least one vitamin component or a combination thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2015
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Inventor: Omar M. Amin
  • Publication number: 20150104530
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a synthetic solid bar cleanser formulated to clean human skin. More particularly, the present invention relates to synthetic solid cleanser formulations which have pH of about 5.5, the same as human skin, and yet which perform similarly, or superior, to traditional soap.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Publication date: April 16, 2015
    Inventor: Arthur William PERRY
  • Publication number: 20150093457
    Abstract: The present invention relates to topical compositions containing fermented extracts of Traditional Chinese Medicinal (TCM) ingredients for improving the appearance and skin condition of the user. The topical compositions of the present invention are tailored for different users of different skin compositions according to TCM principles. The fermented TCM extracts are characterized by reduced odor and/or color in comparison with unfermented TCM extracts and are therefore more suitable for use in cosmetic products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2013
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventors: Jing Cheng, Chia-Wen Chen, Steven Francis Schnittger, Ming Lu
  • Patent number: 8993010
    Abstract: An insect repellent compound that includes naturally occurring oil that emits an odor which repels insects is described. The compound is not harmful to animals, to humans or to the environment. The compound may be incorporated into materials such as yarn that is woven to form a mesh. The material may be used for making an animal mask, for screen doors and other applications. A method of making the compound and incorporating it into materials and products is described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: Animal Supplies International, Inc.
    Inventor: Coito Joseph
  • Patent number: 8993011
    Abstract: The invention of the present application provides a natural material derived from Swinglea glutinosa leaves that in combination with low doses of pyrethroids, maintains the effect of high doses of pyrethroids over mites. The material derived from Swinglea glutinosa leaves, in a preparation with pyrethroids, results in a mix material with the potential to lower the doses of synthetic pyrethroids, eliminating the need to use high doses of synthetic pesticides for acari control.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: Ecoflora Agro SAS
    Inventor: Jamez Alberto Jimenez Martinez
  • Publication number: 20150044309
    Abstract: A topical, over the counter, all natural, organic, antifungal, antibacterial cream having superior moisturizing and water repellency performance that absorbs into the epidermis without spreading thereby eliminating and preventing the growth of the rash-causing fungus that causes diaper rash, and other skin irritation rashes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2013
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Inventor: Matthew P. Davies
  • Publication number: 20150037440
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for suppressing and relieving itching and inflammation, by administering to a host in need of such treatment an effective amount of the pharmaceutical composition containing highly lipophilic polyalkoxyflavonoid. The pharmaceutical composition and functional food of the present invention for suppressing and relieving itching and inflammation contain highly lipophilic polyalkoxyflavonoid extracted from squeezed juice of a whole portion of a citrus fruit (inclusive of pericarp thereof). Furthermore, the functional food of the present invention contains it.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2014
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Applicants: ERINA CO., INC., KANDS R&D CORPORATION
    Inventors: KAZUE TAGUCHI, SHIGERU TAGUCHI, YUTAKA SASHIDA
  • Patent number: 8932654
    Abstract: The invention of the present application provides a natural material derived from Swinglea glutinosa leaves that in combination with avermectins, increases the effect of avermectins over mites. The material derived from Swinglea glutinosa leaves, in a preparation with avermectins, results in an all natural material with the potential to replace combinations of avermectins with synthetic pyrethroids, eliminating the need to use synthetic pesticides for acari control.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Assignee: Ecoflora Agro S.A.S.
    Inventor: Jamez Alberto Jimenez Martinez
  • Patent number: 8932655
    Abstract: An aqueous antiseptic composition for eliminating microorganisms that cause Bovine mastitis in dairy animals is disclosed. The composition comprises about 10 to 50% by volume of lemongrass oil and at least one solubilizing agent for solubilizing the lemongrass oil. The composition also comprises about 10 to 30% by volume of a carrier oil carrying the components of the composition and about 0.5 to 2% by volume of an electrolyte for providing conductivity for the composition. The composition further comprises an organic acid for adjusting the pH level of the composition and an antioxidant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Assignee: The Thailand Research Fund
    Inventors: Watcharee Khunkitti, Chantana Aromdee, Mukda Chitcharoenthum, Netchanok Jiwakanon
  • Publication number: 20150010604
    Abstract: [Problem] To provide: a bactericidal agent composition which can exhibit an excellent bactericidal effect in the presence of an organic substance and against biofilms; a method for producing the bactericidal agent composition; and a sterilization method using the bactericidal agent composition. [Solution] A bactericidal agent composition which comprises water containing ultrafine bubbles having a most frequent particle diameter of 500 nm or less and a bactericidal component. Preferably, the density of most frequent particles of the ultrafine bubbles are 10,000 particles or more and the density of ultrafine bubbles each having a particle diameter of 1000 nm or less is 1,000,000 particles or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2013
    Publication date: January 8, 2015
    Applicants: SUNSTAR ENGINEERING INC., SUNSTAR INC., NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION OKAYAMA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Miwa Ishii, Toru Oka, Yoshimitsu Nakayama, Masumi Torii, Masaru Sugimori, Shogo Takashiba, Hiroshi Maeda, Fumi Mineshiba, Kimito Hirai
  • Patent number: 8916180
    Abstract: A cosmetic treatment system is provided having ingredients that may prevent signs of aging, improve the aesthetic appearance of skin, and promote recovery from environmental stresses. The composition includes natural ingredients, including at least one ingredient or extract from rosemary; at least one ingredient or extract from Centella, Echinacea, Alpinia or mixtures thereof; a DNA repair enzyme; and at least one pharmaceutically or cosmetically acceptable vehicle. The treatment system may further include a patch for applying the cosmetic ingredients and/or a packaging system for holding the components of the cosmetic treatment system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2014
    Assignee: Access Business Group International LLC
    Inventors: John V. Scimeca, Amy C. Zimmerman, Mark F. Mettler, Akiko Kudo, Yoko Kawasaki
  • Publication number: 20140356463
    Abstract: A process is disclosed for obtaining citrus fiber from citrus peel. Citrus fiber is obtained having a c* close packing concentration value of less than 3.8 wt % anhydrous base. The citrus fiber can be used in food products, feed products, beverages, personal care products, pharmaceutical products or detergent products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2013
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Applicant: Cargill, Incorporated
    Inventors: Todd Walter Gusek, Jacques André Christian Mazoyer, David Hiram Reeder, Joël René Pierre Wallecan
  • Publication number: 20140356317
    Abstract: A gel comprising water, pectin having a DE from about 62 to 75, soluble saccharide or sugar alcohol solids present in an amount from about 44 to 60% by weight of the gel, and a pH reducing agent for reducing the pH of the gel from a level from about 2 to 3. A method for making the gel without heating or cooling is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2014
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Inventors: Jens Eskil Trudsoe, Helle Bech Olsen
  • Publication number: 20140356440
    Abstract: A multiparticulate composition is formed from a plurality of individual cores including a hydrophobic phase containing peppermint oil dispersed in a microcrystalline cellulose-based gel and a hydrophilic phase containing a hydrogel. An enteric coating is over the individual cores. The multiparticulate composition can be used to treat gastrointestinal disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2014
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Applicant: Zx Pharma, LLC
    Inventors: Syed M. Shah, Daniel Hassan, Fred Hassan
  • Publication number: 20140356462
    Abstract: An extract of Citrus depressa, preferably an organic solvent extract of a fruit and/or leaf of Citrus depressa, a supercritical extract of a fruit and/or leaf of Citrus depressa, or a subcritical extract of a fruit and/or leaf of Citrus depressa, containing 0.3 mass % or more of a polymethoxyflavonoid in terms of solid matter, for example, 0.2 mass % or more of nobiletin and/or 0.1 mass % or more of tangeretin in terms of solid matter, or a polymethoxyflavonoid, such as nobiletin and tangeretin, is used as an active ingredient of a muscle atrophy inhibitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2012
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Sakata, Hirohiko Nakamura, Kazutaka Oshio
  • Publication number: 20140335209
    Abstract: There is provided a process for making a composition suitable for topical application comprising the steps of a) heating at least one fruit and/or vegetable pulp to up to a temperature in the range of about 40° C. to 100° C.; b) mixing between 1 and 40% w/w of a mild base with the heated fruit and/or vegetable pulp. There is also provided a fruit and/or vegetable derived composition suitable for topical application prepared by the above process. There is further provided a fruit and/or vegetable derived composition comprising at least one fruit and/or vegetable-derived pulp and a mild base, said composition having a pH in the range of about 7.5 to about 9.5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2014
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Inventor: Thomas James MCARTHUR
  • Publication number: 20140328953
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a skin preparation composition for external use having excellent antiseptic ability without using chemical antiseptics. More particularly, the present invention relates to a skin preparation composition for external use, comprising: glyceryl undecylenate having excellent antiseptic ability; and one or more mixtures of ethylhexylglycerin, glyceryl caprylate, p-anisic acid and a citrus mixed extract, thus improving antiseptic ability through the increased effects of antiseptic abilities of those materials.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2012
    Publication date: November 6, 2014
    Applicant: AMOREPACIFIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Il Young Kwack, Yu Na Yun, Tae Hun Park, Jin Sol Kim, Yun Hyeok Jung, Yeon Ju Hong, Kye Ho Shin
  • Publication number: 20140322147
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are antimicrobial compositions and methods of producing an antimicrobial effect in which a citrus extract such as Biosecur® is used in combination with benzyl alcohol and one or more additional agent selected from the group consisting of lauroyl arginate/glyceryl laurate and essential oils or constituents thereof such as galangal oil, thyme oil, thymol, cinnamon leaf oil, cinnamon bark oil, lemongrass oil, orange oil, pine oil, cedarwood oil, curry leaf oil, and rosemary oil. These compositions may be used as natural preservatives for personal care products, foods, beverages, and as topical or surface disinfectants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2014
    Publication date: October 30, 2014
    Inventors: Shanta M. Modak, Santoshkumar Dongre
  • Publication number: 20140322358
    Abstract: The present invention is generally directed to compositions and methods for amelioration chronic renal failure and related symptoms in domestic animals. In one case, the present invention is directed to a composition for the treatment of chronic renal failure in a domestic animal or symptoms related to chronic renal failure. The composition comprises a Fruit- and Vegetable-Based Additive. In another case, the present invention is directed to a composition for the treatment of chronic renal failure in a domestic animal or symptoms related to chronic renal failure. The composition comprises a Cesium and/or Rubidium salt. In another case, the present invention is directed to a composition for the treatment of chronic renal failure in a domestic animal or symptoms related to chronic renal failure. The composition comprises a Dehydrated Domestic Animal Food and a Phosphate Binder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2014
    Publication date: October 30, 2014
    Inventor: Jeffrey Alan McKinney
  • Publication number: 20140308375
    Abstract: A method of reducing the number of microorganisms entering the nose and proliferating in the nasal cavity including application of a solution of an antimicrobial, antiviral and antifungal composition to the anterior vestibular region of the nares. The antimicrobial, antiviral and antifungal solution includes ethyl alcohol as an active ingredient. Various embodiments may also include one or more of the following additional ingredients: orange oil, coconut oil; soy oil; emu oil; grapefruit seed extract; glycine soja; simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba); lauric acid; aloe vera; and a preservative, such as benzalkonium chloride and vitamin E.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2014
    Publication date: October 16, 2014
    Inventor: John A. Willimann
  • Patent number: 8859018
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a use of an emulsion comprising an antimicrobial essential oil, acacia gum and water for improving the antimicrobial effect of the essential oil in an aqueous composition, particularly in a food or beverage composition. Further, the invention relates to a process to improve the antimicrobial effect of an essential oil, and aqueous compositions comprising an emulsion of an antimicrobial essential oil, acacia gum and water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Cecile Gehin-Delval, Corinne Appolonia Nouzille, Seow Leng Ng