Allatonin is a natural soothing skin protectant and healing agent that can treat minor wounds and skin irritations. Allatonin also increases the smoothness of the skin and stimulates the growth of new skin cells promoting the healing of wounds, burns, and scars. It is added to skin care products for its moisturizing effect as well as its ability to cause the outer layer of dead skin cells to loosen and shed. It has the ability to regenerate and renew the skin's surface. It increases the water content which provides structural support to cells and is crucial in connective tissues.