Overview

Kinetin is a cytokinin. Cytokinins are compounds that stimulate plants to grow. Kinetin occurs naturally in humans and is sometimes used to make medicine.

People use kinetin most often for aging skin, skinwrinkles from sun damage, and a skin condition that causes redness on the face (rosacea), but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

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.

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