Biology (11th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 51 - The Immune System - Review Questions - Synthesize: 1

Answer

You can't. The skin is hydrophobic and acidic, in direct opposition to an extract which is watery (hydrophilic) and and alkaline. The extract would harm, rather than enhance, the immune system.

Work Step by Step

Here you are being asked to connect the properties of the skin with a supposed help for its function and evaluate based on how well they match.
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