DMAE, or dimethylaminoethanol, is an organic compound that occurs naturally in the body. DMAE is produced in the brain, testes, and adrenal glands and is linked to the production of hormones, including estrogen, testosterone, and cortisone. It is also present in a number of different foods. It is particularly abundant in oily fish, such as sardines, salmon, herring, and anchovies. DMAE is also present in sauces that use anchovies as an ingredient, such as Worcestershire sauce. This nutrient has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. As a result, DMAE improves the appearance and texture of the skin.
In the body, DMAE is vital for the production of neurotransmitters. These chemicals allow nerve endings to communicate with each other and with muscle tissue. This functionality enables DMAE to enhance mental clarity and aid emotional wellbeing. It may also contribute to DMAE's ability to firm the skin.
DMAE can be found in a number of skin creams and serums. The effectiveness of DMAE on sagging and wrinkled skin has led to claims that skin products containing DMAE are equal to a facelift in a jar". When applied topically