Containing Or Obtained From Roseaceae (e.g., Rose, Hawthorn, Meadowsweet, Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, Apple, Etc.) Patents (Class 424/765)
  • Patent number: 10285970
    Abstract: The present application concerns compositions comprising ellagitannins and proanthocyanidins, and the use of such compositions for preventing or treating endothelial dysfunction. The compositions of the invention comprise at least one ellagitannin in combination with at least one proanthocyanidin. The present application also concerns methods of treating, preventing, or delaying the onset of endothelial dysfunction using compositions comprising ellagitannins and proanthocyanidins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Nugerontix Limited
    Inventor: Roger Corder
  • Patent number: 10195257
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions and methods for the prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, such Alzheimer's disease, that are caused by misfolding, aggregating proteins. The compositions and methods of the present invention comprise a vaccine formulation comprising an antigen selected from the group consisting of i) amyloid-? or a peptide that has in its amino acid sequence part of the amyloid-? amino acid sequence, ii) hyperphosphorylated tau protein or one of its hyperphoshorylated peptides, or iii) a combination of antigens derived from groups i) and ii) and that are formulated with a non-acylated or deacylated, natural or synthetic, bidesmosidic triterpene glycoside carrying an aldehyde or ketone group, which acts as an adjuvant or immune agonist. These vaccine formulations are capable of stimulating a Th2 immunity or antibody response against antigens such as amyloid-? and tau derived antigens, but not a Th1 immune response.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Qantu Therapeutics, Inc.
    Inventor: Dante J. Marciani
  • Patent number: 9907781
    Abstract: The present invention relates to epicatechin for use in the prevention or reduction of symptoms of an allergic disorder and/or an allergic reaction. The invention further relates to epicatechin for said use in the form of food, food product, food supplement or pharmaceutical products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Annick Mercenier, Anurag Singh, Sebastien Holvoet, Fabiola Dionisi, Lucas Actis Goretta
  • Patent number: 9511141
    Abstract: Provided is a composition for reducing oxidative stress and/or side effects occurring during cancer chemotherapy or improving a nutritional status during cancer chemotherapy. The composition is one for reducing oxidative stress and/or side effects occurring during cancer chemotherapy or improving nutritional status during cancer chemotherapy and comprises the following components (a) to (f): (a) an antioxidant agent; (b) at least one component selected from the group consisting of vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, niacin, and pantothenic acid; (c) at least one component selected from the group consisting of folic acid, vitamin B12, and vitamin A; (d) zinc; (e) selenium; and (f) coenzyme Q10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: NUTRI CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Susumu Kawaguchi
  • Patent number: 9456619
    Abstract: A method for reducing human or animal weight from body fat, comprising providing a caloric source having a mild flavor or less flavor, other than sweetness or saltiness, at a time different from meal time and in an amount sufficient to provide a significant fraction of total daily caloric consumption, while eating normal food at meal times.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Inventor: Seth D. Roberts
  • Patent number: 9248320
    Abstract: Disclosed is a perfume composition including grapefruit oil and bergamot oil and further including one or more selected from a group consisting of pine oil, lemon oil, cypress oil, rose oil and armoise oil. The perfume composition is useful in the field of beauty care, cosmetics, or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Assignee: AMOREPACIFIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Eun Ju Lee, Hyung Jye Seo, Byeong Bae Jeon
  • Patent number: 9096538
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide an agent for promoting proliferation of a meibomian gland epithelial cell and a corneal epithelial cell, as well as provide an agent for treating an ocular disease such as meibomian gland dysfunction or evaporative dry eye. There are provided an agent for promoting proliferation of a meibomian gland epithelial cell or a corneal epithelial cell, containing a PPAR? or ? agonist as an active ingredient, as well as an agent for treating an ocular disease such as meibomian gland dysfunction or evaporative dry eye, containing a PPAR? or ? agonist as an active ingredient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2015
    Assignee: Senju Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshikuni Nakamura, Ikuko Hanano, Jun Inoue
  • Patent number: 9084754
    Abstract: The present invention provides topical compositions, methods of preparation, and methods of treatment for onychomychosis. In certain specific embodiments, the invention provides an anti-fungal pharmaceutical composition for topical application comprising an anti-fungal agent, a zwitterionic surfactant or charged derivative thereof; a carboxylic acid, a lower alcohol, and water. The acid is selected from a short-chain hydroxy acid, a short-chain fatty acid, and a mixture thereof. In certain other specific embodiments, the invention provides an anti-fungal pharmaceutical composition for topical application comprising an anti-fungal agent, a quarternary amino acid, a keratolytic agent; a lower alcohol; and water. In certain embodiments, the keratolytic agent is urea, ammonium thioglycolate, or a mixture thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2015
    Assignee: NUVO RESEARCH INC.
    Inventors: Servet Buyuktimkin, Nadir Buyuktimkin, Jagat Singh, John M. Newsam, Dominic King-Smith, Edward Kisak
  • Patent number: 9040097
    Abstract: Compositions for reducing the appearance of wrinkles, reducing the effects of aging and/or improving the appearance of skin. The composition may include at least one fluorinated perfluorocarbon; stem cells from at least one plant species; and at least one peptide complex that reduces release of acetylcholine. Other embodied compositions include at least one collagen stimulating peptide; at least one anti-inflammatory compound; and at least one skin tightening agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: Indermica, Inc.
    Inventors: Eva Claiborne, Jennifer Clara Ellis
  • Patent number: 9040104
    Abstract: Disclosed are compositions that include Docynia delavajy extract, Elaeagnus lanceolatus extract, or a combination of such extracts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: Mary Kay Inc.
    Inventors: Tiffany Florence, Michelle Hines
  • Patent number: 9035130
    Abstract: The invention relates to a reference plant which has been selected to: a) not express a medicinally active compound or group of compounds; yet b) express, at least substantially qualitatively, most other non medicinally active compounds present in a therapeutically active comparator plant. The reference plant can be used to generate a reference extract with a reference chemical profile which resembles that of the comparator plant less the active compound or group of compounds and may thus be used as a placebo or to otherwise test the hypothesis that the active compound or compounds are responsible for an extracts perceived medicinal activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: GW Pharma Limited
    Inventor: Etienne De Meijer
  • Publication number: 20150132418
    Abstract: Disclosed is a composition which comprises a combination of Aronia extract in an amount of at least about 10 ?g/mg and seleniumin in an amount from about 0.0001 ?g/mg to about 2.0 ?g/mg. The composition may further comprise zinc as additional micronutrient. The composition may be formulated as a pharmaceutical or a nutraceutical composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2015
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Inventors: Klaus ESCHMANN, Josef BEUTH
  • Patent number: 9028890
    Abstract: The invention relates to improving sexual fitness or wellness of both sexes, the male sexual enhancement, the treatment of sexual dysfunction and the health of the sexual vascular system of both sexes with ingredients that consist in a source of proanthocyanidins, a source of arginine, rose hip extracts and/or Quercus robur extracts. The source of proanthocyanidins may be a botanical extract and the source of arginine may be from arginine aspartate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: Horphag Research (IP) Pre Ltd.
    Inventors: Victor Ferrari, Frank Schönlau, Carolina Burki
  • Publication number: 20150125542
    Abstract: A Tie2 activator containing, as an active ingredient, a hawthorn extract, a starfruit extract, a shellflower extract, a lotus extract, a rooibos extract, an Indian date extract, a Chinese quince extract, a Psidium guava extract, a long pepper extract, a Quillaja extract, a Kouki extract, a ginkgo extract, an oyster extract, a turmeric extract, a chrysanthemum extract, a jujube extract, a Chinese wolfberry extract, a chamomile extract, or a Butcher's Broom extract, or any combination thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2015
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Inventors: Nobuaki OHTO, Akinori KISO
  • 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: 20150099020
    Abstract: A disinfectant composition is provided comprising an extract comprising phenolic compounds obtainable from Rubus species berries, at least one surfactant and water. This aqueous solution can be used for disinfecting solid surfaces, especially those, which do not tolerate solvents such as high concentration ethanol or isopropanol, preferably touch screens or touch panels. A wiping article comprising said disinfectant composition is provided as well.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2013
    Publication date: April 9, 2015
    Inventor: Dmitry Genin
  • Patent number: 8986667
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a mixture, having a skin-tightening effect, which is made up of: 10 to 80% by weight of a polysaccharide, preferably of an alginate, having a molecular weight of less than 600,000 Daltons, preferably less than 400,000 Daltons and more preferably less than 200,000 Daltons, 15 to 75% by weight of a polyhydroxylated agent selected from sugars and their derivatives, particularly sugar esters and sugar, ethers, preferably sorbitol, 3 to 15% by weight of poly(vinyl alcohol) or polyvinylpyrrolidone, and 0 to 25% by weight of cellulose or of a derivative of cellulose, such as carboxymethylcellulose or hydroxymethylcellulose. The present invention also relates to cosmetic compositions which contain this mixture. These cosmetic compositions enable a mechanical smoothing of the surface of the skin to be obtained progressively with great comfort of use and enables a good fixing of make-up products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: LVMH Recherche
    Inventors: Hervé Delage-Grouiller, Brigitte Noe, Christian Mahe
  • Publication number: 20150064292
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising an NF?B-inhibitor and a tropoelastin promoter, and methods of treating signs of skin aging using said compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Inventors: Simarna Kaur, Michael Southall, Samantha Tucker-Samaras
  • Publication number: 20150024076
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for inducing hair growth and improving hair quality utilizing extracts of blackberry in an amount effective to induce hair growth when applied topically to an area of the skin on which hair growth is desired.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2014
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Inventors: Elizabeth Bruning, Euen Thomas Graham Ekman Gunn, Frank Liebel, Samantha Tucker-Samaras, Dina VanWyck, Delores Santora
  • Publication number: 20140377386
    Abstract: A composition for inhibiting ketohexokinase, for example, ketohexokinase-C (KHK-C) activity, may include a plant extract exhibiting at least IC50 (i.e., 50% KHK-C inhibition at a concentration in the range of from about 0.1 ?g/mL to about 1000 ?g/mL. The composition may be in a form suitable for oral ingestion. A method for inhibiting KHK-C activity in a subject may include administering a plant extract that exhibits at least 50% KHK-C inhibition at a concentration from about 0.1 ?g/mL to about 1000 ?g/mL. The administering may be done to treat or prevent at least one of sugar addiction, obesity, or metabolic syndrome. The administering may be done to provide a diminished craving in the subject from at least one member selected from the group consisting of craving of sugar, fructose, fructose-containing sugars, carbohydrates, and combinations thereof. The subject may be pre-diabetic, diabetic and or insulin resistant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2014
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Applicants: Access Business Group International LLC, The Regents of the University of Colorado
    Inventors: Jatinder Rana, Russell Keith Randolph, Jeffrey Scholten, MyPhuong Thi Le, Richard J. Johnson, Miguel Angel Lanaspa Garcia
  • Publication number: 20140370132
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a pharmaceutical composition for preventing or treating Parkinson's disease, which comprises, as an active ingredient, a Rhodotypos scandens extract obtained by extracting the stem of Rhodotypos scandens with an organic solvent, and a food additive showing the effect of preventing or treating Parkinson's disease, the food additive comprising Rhodotypos scandens extract as an active ingredient. The Rhodotypos scandens extracts of the present invention may prevent or treat Parkinson's disease without producing any particular side effects, and therefore can be widely used for more safely treating Parkinson's disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2012
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Applicant: Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology
    Inventors: Won Gon Kim, Baek Soo Han, Kyoung Shim Kim, Kwang Soo Kim, Young Mi Kang, Chun Hyung Kim, Mi Jin Sohn, Hoe Yune Jung
  • Publication number: 20140370133
    Abstract: A cosmetic product having a pH value of 3.0 to 5.2 is disclosed that is specifically suitable for treating aged skin and irritations occurring there. The cosmetic product is preferably a barrier-stabilizing lotion or a barrier-stabilizing cream that contains a dry extract obtained from lady's mantle (Alchemilla).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Inventors: Rainer Wohlfart, Jürgen Blaak, Isabel Simon
  • Patent number: 8911803
    Abstract: A complete nutritional composition comprising polyphenols is provided for reducing the symptoms of allergies originating from food allergens in young children or infants. Preferably the composition modulates the secondary prevention of allergies while not affecting significantly the primary prevention. The composition comprises an apple extract.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2014
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Sebastien Holvoet, Annick Mercenier, Adrian Zuercher
  • Publication number: 20140356310
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the cosmetic use of dedifferentiated plant cells of a plant of the Rosa sp. genus, or of an extract or a lyophilisate of said cells, as an active agent for caring for aged skin or aged hair. It also relates to rose dedifferentiated cells, in particular Lancôme rose dedifferentiated cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2013
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Applicant: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Maryline Paris, Michelle Rathman Josserand, Richard Martin, Brigitte Lavaud, Pascal Hilaire
  • 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: 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: 20140314887
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition including a Laurus nobilis leaf extract as an active ingredient, and particularly, to a composition for preventing or treating hangover including the Laurus nobilis leaf extract, a food composition for preventing or relieving hangover including the Laurus nobilis leaf extract, and a method for preparing the composition. Since the composition according to the present invention includes the Laurus nobilis leaf extract, it has a remarkably excellent effect of lowering blood concentrations of alcohol and acetaldehyde. Its hangover-preventing and treating effects were confirmed by behavioral tests, and thus the composition can be widely applied to foods, drugs, or functional health foods which can be effectively used for preventing and treating hangover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2014
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Applicant: CJ CHEILJEDANG CORPORATION
    Inventors: Se Hee PAEK, Byoung Seok MOON, Seok Jun PARK, Yong Ki SEO, Geun Seog SONG
  • Patent number: 8859022
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an antihypertensive agent including a boysenberry seed extract as an active ingredient. According to the invention, there can be provided an effective and highly safe antihypertensive agent having antihypertensive effect so that the agent can contribute to the prevention and amelioration of hypertension and having very little risk of side effects even in continuous intake, and a method for producing the antihypertensive agent at low cost and efficiently.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: Bourbon Corporation
    Inventors: Masao Hirayama, Ryo Furuuchi, Tadayuki Yokoyama
  • Publication number: 20140302181
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a drug screening method, drugs promoting extracellular matrix protein crosslinking and their applications, the said drug screening method, is used to screen out materials promoting the expression of LOXL1 gene, wherein, the said drug screening method contains the following steps: A, Construct the 2nd generation lentiviral vector used to control the ZsGreen expression by human LOXL 1 gene promoter. B, Infect human fibroblasts with the 2nd generation lentiviral vector, and construct the new human fibroblasts which integrate PLOXL1-ZsGreen components. C, Drug screening: Inoculate the said human fibroblasts integrating PLOXL1-ZsGreen components into culture medium. Add the analyte into the cell culture medium containing human fibroblast cells. After culturing, detect the green fluorescence intensity of these fibroblast cells, then decide if the analyte promotes LOXL1 gene expression by checking if the green fluorescence intensity is increased.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2012
    Publication date: October 9, 2014
    Inventors: Xiaoqing Liu, Ming Ying, Lihua Jian
  • Publication number: 20140295008
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are embodiments of compositions that include a plurality of seed particles of various sizes, which may be desirable for providing the time-release of compounds present in the seed particles. By having compositions with seed particles having a range of sizes, various desirable time-release profiles may be generated by varying the range of sizes of the seed particles and varying the distribution of various sizes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2014
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Applicant: NutraBerry LLC
    Inventors: David M. Wishnick, Robert G. Allan
  • Publication number: 20140271558
    Abstract: Beta glucan and fulvic acid can be combined in a dietary supplement as a partial substitute or complete replacement for blue green algae and/or brown seaweed and its derivatives. Beta glucans are widely available as derivatives of Brewer's yeast and fulvic acid is widely available as well. These supplements are not subject to the vagaries of weather-influence growing seasons as is the case with blue green algae and brown seaweed. When combined, beta glucan and fulvic acid can provide a less costly dietary supplement than blue green algae and brown seaweed and its derivatives such as fucoidan.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: Cappellos, Inc.
    Inventor: John V. Cappello
  • Publication number: 20140255485
    Abstract: The present invention relates to collagen hydrolysate and the use thereof for treating and/or preventing cellulite.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2014
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicant: GELITA AG
    Inventors: Hans-Ulrich FRECH, Steffen OESSER, Stephan HAUSMANNS
  • Patent number: 8815313
    Abstract: A composition containing rose hip flesh or rose hips including the naturally occurring amount of seeds, or a concentrate is enriched with rose hip seeds for reducing and/or alleviating symptoms of inflammatory diseases. A method of preparing the rose hip seeds involves separating the rose hip seeds from the flesh prior to or after drying. Drying is preferably performed below 50° C. with the rose hip seeds then ground into a powder and mixed with a rose hip composition, a concentrate or an extract containing rose hip shells or Rose hips including their naturally occurring amount of seeds providing a product enriched with Rose hips seeds preferably containing at least 50% up to 85%, (by weight) of rose hip seeds. The composition is useful in the prophylaxis, treatment or alleviation of symptoms related to inflammatory diseases, in particular joint diseases, such as arthritis rheumatoid arthritis and/or osteo arthritis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Assignee: Hyben Vital Licens ApS
    Inventors: Otto Torbjørn Hansen, Arsalan Kharazmi, Eydbjørg Winther Hansen
  • Patent number: 8808761
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition of skin external application comprising rose extracts and epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) as effective ingredients, more particularly to a composition of skin external application that contains rose extracts and EGCG, thereby promoting the synthesis of collagen fiber to promote superior skin elasticity and skin wrinkle improvement with long-lasting effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2014
    Assignee: Amorepacific Corporation
    Inventors: Hwa Jun Lee, Jun Cheol Cho, Sang Hoon Han
  • Publication number: 20140227376
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for inducing hair growth and improving hair quality utilizing extracts of blackberry in an amount effective to induce hair growth when applied topically to an area of the skin on which hair growth is desired.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2013
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Applicant: Johnson and Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.
    Inventor: Johnson and Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.
  • Patent number: 8802162
    Abstract: L-citrulline for treatment of endothelial dysfunction and in particular of erectile dysfunction and a pharmaceutical composition comprising L-citrulline in combination with one or more substances selected from the group consisting of pycnogenol, aqueous extract of Viscum album, NADPH, tetrahydrobiopterin, folic acid and mixtures thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignee: Androsystems S.R.L.
    Inventor: Ermanno Greco
  • Patent number: 8802163
    Abstract: A natural soap is made using a herbal medicine decoction. The natural soap includes herbs including lotus roots, lotus leaves, red ginseng, Hippophae rhamnoides leaves and trunk, persimmon leaves, thuja orientalis, ginger, rosemary, black beans, black sesame, aloe, mulberry leaves, Orostachys japonicus, Angelica gigas, green tea, pine needles, mint, pleuropterus multiflorus, blueberry, and Acorus gramineus. A ripening device ripens the herbs in temperatures of 65 to 95° C. for 3 to 15 days, distilled water or soft water is poured onto the herbs, and the herbs mixed with the water are decocted by a decoction maker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Inventor: Eun Joo Ko
  • Patent number: 8790727
    Abstract: Embodiments of the invention relate to fortified food and dietary supplement products which may be administered to produce desirable physiological improvement. In particular, embodiments of the invention relates to the administration of products enhanced with Morinda citrifolia and iridoids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 29, 2014
    Assignee: Tahitian Noni International, Inc.
    Inventors: Brett Justin West, Claude Jarakae Jensen, Afa Kehaati Palu, Shixin Deng, Jeffrey A. Wasden
  • Publication number: 20140205550
    Abstract: A method of cosmetic care comprising activating capsase-14 expression in skin deficient in caspase-14 expression by applying, on at least one skin zone in need thereof, an effective amount of a plant extract selected from the group consisting of litchi, glasswort, peach, soja seed, sweet basil, cucumber, chanterelle, leek, kiwi fruit, rhubarb, grapefruit, wheat, raspberry, plum, and mixtures thereof, to activate caspase-14 expression in said skin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2013
    Publication date: July 24, 2014
    Inventors: Hugo A. Corstjens, Lieve Declercq, Gerry Eyckmans, Luc F.J. Van Overloop
  • Patent number: 8784911
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a treatment agent for diabetic complications, and a method for the treatment of diabetic complications using the same. The present invention confirmed that Osteomeles schwerinae extract and its fractions inhibited the generation of AGEs, the index for diabetic complications, inhibited the activation of aldose reductase, had anti-cataract activity, and had anti-oxidative activity. Thus, the present invention relates to a preventive and therapeutic agent for diabetic complications containing the said Osteomeles schwerinae extract and its fraction as an active ingredient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine
    Inventors: Jin Sook Kim, Dae Sik Jang, Young Sook Kim, Yun Mi Lee, Joo-Hwan Kim, Eunjin Shon, Junghyun Kim, Chan-Sik Kim, Dong Ho Jung, Nan Hee Kim, Nam-Hee Yoo, Jun Lee
  • Patent number: 8778422
    Abstract: In order to provide a composition for the treatment of degenerative joint diseases with an improved efficacy, it is proposed that the composition comprises collagen hydrolysate and rosehip powder and/or extract, wherein the weight ratio of collagen hydrolysate to rosehip powder and/or extract, in each case in relation to dry mass, lies in the range of approximately 2:1 to approximately 100:1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: Gelita AG
    Inventor: Steffen Oesser
  • Publication number: 20140193534
    Abstract: The present invention relates to epicatechin for use in the prevention or reduction of symptoms of an allergic disorder and/or an allergic reaction. The invention further relates to epicatechin for said use in the form of food, food product, food supplement or pharmaceutical products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2012
    Publication date: July 10, 2014
    Applicant: NESTEC S.A.
    Inventors: Annick Mercenier, Anurag Sigh, Sebastien Holvoet, Fabiola Dionisi, Lucas Actis Goretta
  • Publication number: 20140154195
    Abstract: Topical skin care composition comprising an extract of white strawberry and at least one additional skin care active.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2013
    Publication date: June 5, 2014
    Inventors: Fatemeh Mohammadi, Nadine A. Pernodet, Donald F. Collins
  • Patent number: 8741364
    Abstract: The present invention provides a fat metabolism improving agent comprising rose hips or an extract therefrom as an active ingredient. This fat metabolism improving agent is very safe and has a superior body weight reducing effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignee: Morishita Jintan Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kiyofumi Ninomiya, Norihisa Nishida, Youichi Matsuura, Masanori Asada, Yuzo Kawahara, Masayuki Yoshikawa
  • Publication number: 20140141088
    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: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2013
    Publication date: May 22, 2014
    Inventors: Irina V Filippova, Leonid K. Filippov
  • Publication number: 20140127297
    Abstract: The invention relates to a nutraceutical composition for limiting the absorption of dietary lipids and for inducing weight loss in a human or animal mammal, characterized in that it comprises as active agent at least one extract of carrot, at least half of which is fibres.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2012
    Publication date: May 8, 2014
    Inventor: Laurent Didden
  • Publication number: 20140086853
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a personal care composition comprising at least one sucrose fatty acid ester and at least one nonionic surfactant, wherein the composition is substantially free of silicone emulsifiers. The personal care compositions are particularly suitable for conditioning and moisturization applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2012
    Publication date: March 27, 2014
    Inventor: Catherine Le Pham
  • Publication number: 20140086852
    Abstract: A personal care composition in the form of an oil-in-water emulsion comprising at least one sucrose fatty acid ester and at least one nonionic surfactant, said composition having a soaping index of less than about 2. The compositions are suitable for conditioning and moisturizing applications, and are optionally substantially free of silicone emulsifiers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2012
    Publication date: March 27, 2014
    Inventor: Catherine Le Pham
  • Patent number: 8673376
    Abstract: A composition including a strawberry-derived polyphenol highly effective for oral administration or external use. A composition for oral administration or external use is obtained by subjecting a hot water extract of strawberry to adsorption chromatography using an aromatic synthetic absorbent, removing the fractions passing through the column and fractions eluted with water, and then eluting with a 5 to 60% aqueous ethanol solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 18, 2014
    Assignee: Biotherapy Development Research Center Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Tomihisa Ohta
  • Publication number: 20140072662
    Abstract: Methods and compositions for the treatment or prevention of addictions and impulse control disorders using Andrographis paniculata, active substances contained therein and extracts thereof, alone or in combination with other therapeutic agents. The methods and compositions of the invention are useful in the treatment or prevention of addiction to substances, including alcohol, nicotine, marijuana, opioid agonists cocaine, and amphetamines, as well as impulse control disorders, including pathological gambling and pathological overeating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2013
    Publication date: March 13, 2014
    Inventor: Roberto Ciccocioppo