DNA protection

Decrease of ultraviolet A light-induced “common deletion” in healthy volunteers after oral Polypodium leuctomos extract supplement in randomized clinical trial, A Villa, MH Viera, S Amini, R Huo, O Perez, P Ruiz, A Amador, G Elgart, B Berman, J Am Acad Dermatol 2010

Conclusions: “The pilot study’s findings suggest that P. leucotomos may prevent UVA-induced skin photodamage possibly by preventing UVA-dependent mitochondrial DNA damage.