It is a component of the cell wall of numerous yeasts, fungi and bacteria with known immunomodulatory properties.
In vitro studies have shown that this substance is able to stimulate the cells of the vaginal mucosa with an immunological action against pathogens, favouring the regression of low-grade cervical cytological alterations.
It favors the reparative processes in atrophic and dystrophic states of the cervical vaginal mucosa and is also useful in the presence of low-grade HPV lesions. It is a plant with anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antiseptic properties due to the constituents of the plant itself, including: polyphenols, terpenoids, tannins, quercetin, Vitamin C.
A clinical study showed that Myrtle extract is effective in treating HPV infection and is able to accelerate the elimination of the virus.
It is able to rebalance the vaginal pH. It makes the proliferation of pathogens unfavourable.
It is able to maintain and to improve the degree of hydration and turgidity of the epithelial tissues, promoting their tropism against inflammations.