Xanthohumol can prevent cancer. It's some inducing enzyme play a role in the process of procarcinogen to carcinogen. Xanthohumol can inhibit the activity of these enzymes and prevent the formation of cancer cells. Secondly, it inhibits the proliferation of cancer cells. Xanthohumol inhibits the synthesis of cancer cell DNA, making it impossible to replicate and express. It has no effect on the growth and proliferation of normal cells. Thirdly, it can help to eliminate other carcinogens in human body. Therefore, Xanthohumol plays an important role in the prevention of cancer and the initial treatment of cancer. Xanthohumol can be used to treat prostate cancer, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, colon cancer, lung cancer, and so on.
2. Skin whitening
Xanthohumol can inhibit the production of melanin induced by xanthine through inhibiting the expression of tyrosinase and related enzymes, thereby achieving its whitening effect.
3. Antibacterial and anti-inflammatory
Xanthohumol is able to inhibit the activities of cyclooxygenase and lipoxygenase, also it can kill diseased bacteria, viruses and fungi. Studies have shown that xanthohumol and isoxanthohumol can resist cytomegalovirus, herpes RSV-1 and HSV-2 viruses, and xanthohumol is significantly stronger than isoxanthohumol, which can alleviate skin acne.
||MIC （minimal inhibit concentration）of Xanthohumol