Natural plant extracts: Plant extracts refer to substances extracted or processed from plants (the whole or a part of a plant) as raw materials using appropriate solvents or methods, which can be used in the pharmaceutical industry, food industry, health Industry, beauty industry, and other industries.
1. Plant Extracts Overview
Plant extracts are made from plants as raw materials. According to the needs of the product for which they are extracted, they undergo physical and chemical extraction and separation procedures to obtain and concentrate one or more active ingredients in the plant without changing the structure of the active ingredients. The resulting product. According to different ingredients, plant extracts can be divided into glycosides, acids, polyphenols, polysaccharides, terpenes, flavones, alkaloids and other categories; according to different product properties, they can be divided into categories such as vegetable oil, extract, powder, and lens.
Plant extracts are rich and diverse. At present, there are more than 300 types of industrial extracts. It is a very important intermediate product with a wide range of applications. , Cosmetics and other industries.
2.Industry development trends
① The product variety is constantly enriched
With the increase of cognition, the improvement of tools and equipment and the innovation of methods, human research on plants and human bodies will continue to be deepened, new plant components that meet the needs of the human body will continue to be discovered, and the product types of plant extracts will continue to be enriched. .
② New technologies and processes are constantly being developed
The plant extract industry is a technology-dependent industry. Advanced extraction technology and equipment can not only greatly improve the quality of extract products, but also improve the utilization rate of raw materials, reduce raw material waste, and reduce production costs. With the increasing number of competitors in the industry and the increasingly fierce competition, companies will definitely choose a development strategy that continuously improves technology and develops new processes to form a competitive advantage and seize the market.
3. Popular and hot selling products
① Ginkgo Biloba Extract
[Active ingredients and effects] The active ingredients extracted from Ginkgo biloba are mainly flavonoids, ginkgolides, alkylphenols and alkylphenol acids. Its effects are different, among which: Ginkgo flavonol glycosides are vascular dynamics factors, increase cerebral blood flow, expand arterial blood vessels, can effectively prevent and treat cardiovascular diseases, and have special effects on the treatment of angina pectoris and myocardial infarction. A scavenger of peroxide free radicals, which can eliminate free radicals that have a toxic effect on heart and cerebrovascular endothelial cells, and has anti-aging, anti-cancer and other health care functions. Ginkgolides are platelet aggregation factors, which can treat asthma, lung allergies, heart failure and other diseases. Ginkgolide is an effective drug for nervous system diseases, and has significant curative effect on Alzheimer’s disease. It also has the function of anti-aging of nerve endings, so it has anti-aging effect.
② Phooioin Rosea P.E.
[Active Ingredient] The main active ingredient is Salidroside and its aglycon, namely P-Tyrosol. In addition, it contains 18.07% tannin, starch, fat, wax, organic acid, protein, flavonoids, and trace elements iron, lead, zinc, silver, cobalt, titanium, molybdenum, manganese, etc.
[Active Ingredients] The chemical components of Astragalus plants are mainly monosaccharides, polysaccharides, saponins, flavonoids, amino acids, and trace elements, among which the polysaccharide content is more. The medicinal active ingredients are astragalus polysaccharide, astragalus saponin, and flavonoids.
[Efficacy] Anti-aging: Scavenging free radicals; Effect on the immune system: Astragalus polysaccharide can significantly improve the body’s immunity and influence on body metabolism: Astragalus polysaccharide can enhance the physiological metabolism of human cells and can significantly promote bone marrow hematopoietic cells DNA synthesis accelerates the process of nucleated cell division and has a two-way regulation of blood glucose levels in the body; other: anti-tumor effect and prolongs its survival.