KINETIN Overview Information
Kinetin is a cytokinin. Cytokinins are compounds that stimulate plants to grow. Kinetin is used to make medicine.
People apply kinetin directly to the skin to reduce the effects of skin aging including roughness, fine wrinkles, dilated blood vessels, and uneven pigmentation.
Kinetin is sometimes applied to the skin in combination with retinol palmitate to treat signs of aging.
How does it work?
Kinetin prevents green plant leaves from turning brown. There is some information that suggests kinetin might prevent age-related changes in human skin by protecting the DNA in skin cells from damage (antioxidant effects) and decreasing skin water loss.
The appropriate dose of kinetin depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for kinetin. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.