About Sodium Hyaluronate
Sodium hyaluronate exists in many parts of human body such as skin, joint, eye, or umbilical cord having various functions in different body parts. For example, sodium hyaluronate in skin prevents skin from drying and works to give skin resilience and elasticity. Sodium hyaluronate in joint gives cushion helping joint's smooth movement. Sodium hyaluronate is characterized by high water retention and viscoelasticity, widely being used in pharmaceutical products, quasi-drugs, cosmetics, and food.
Shiseido is committed to ensure non-animal origin for all raw materials in manufacture of sodium hyaluronate. For a producing strain, a kind of lactic acid bacteria Streptococcus zooepidemicus with non-GMO guarantee is being used. Shiseido's original manufacture method results in high purity. Shiseido sodium hyaluronate not only complies with public standard but also meets more strict specification of our own.