Pomegranate extract shows promise in boosting sun protection

April 1, 2004

Maui, Hawaii - Some time in the not-too-distant future, people will ingest tablets for sun protection instead of slathering lotion over their bodies, according to Howard Murad, M.D. A dermatologist, pharmacist, and assistant clinical professor of dermatology at UCLA, Dr. Murad's personal quest is to develop that pill. He believes it may well contain pomegranate extract.