Babchi Seed Oil (INDIA)
Product Name: Babchi Seed Oil (INDIA)
Botanic Name: Psoralea corylifolia
The plant is commonly found in China and India in dry and arid conditions, especially the sandy desserts. The seeds contain essential oil, a nonvolatile terpenoid oil, a pigment, a resin, fixed oil, raffinose, two coumarin compounds viz., psoralen and isopsoralen, psoralidin, corylifolean, isopsoralidin; and the most active ingredient is psoralin alkaloid.
It is very useful in hypopigmented lesions of the skin like leucoderma and psoriasis as it contains