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What is Persimmon Extract for Deodorant 「Pancil」 ?


It has been well known that a persimmon or persimmon tannin (a type of polyphenol compound) has various useful properties since long time ago.
For example,the Japanese use it as a disinfectant for ‘sushi’,a moth repellent for colothes,awood preservative,and so on.

Pancil is the deodorant extracted form a persimmon.
The effective ingredient is condensed tannin which has higher ability for deodorizing than that of green tea,According to many previous research works in Japan,the persimmon tannin has many hydroxy1 group (-OH) as shown in this figure,resulting in the high deodorizing ability.