Hyaluronic acid plays a key role in tissue turgor and promotes cell rejuvenation and renewal, thanks to its ability to hold more water (1,000 times its weight) than any other natural substance.
Every woman at some stage of her life, e.g., childbirth, breast feeding, menopause, chemotherapy, oral contraceptive use, and stress, experiences physical discomforts, such as vaginal itching, burning, and irritation, related with excessive dryness of the vaginal epithelium, and friction caused by dryness may cause tiny vaginal epithelial lesions.
Local application of a specifically designed formulation of hyaluronic acid in the form of gel, cream or ovules/suppositories, helps form an extracellular water film which moisturizes the skin tissue and relieve symptoms. Thanks to its intrinsic viscosity, hyaluronic acid stays naturally in the local vaginal tissues. Hyaluronic acid is subsequently degraded by a family of enzymes and biologically active degradation products generated stimulate formation of new blood vessels (neo-angiogenesis), thus supplying nourishment to the newly forming (epithelial) tissues that line the inside of the vagina.
Hyaluronic acid protects tissues from oxygen free radical damage and stimulates wound healing and tissue repair processes.