Scutellaria Baicalensis Extract Baicalin HPLC
Active ingredients: Baicalin
CAS : 21967-41-9; 100647-26-5
Test method : HPLC
Part Used : Root
Scutellaria baicalensis extract was among seven ingredients in a combination oral herbal
product known as PC-SPES that was used to treat prostate cancer. The U.S. Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) initiated a nationwide recall of all PC-SPES in 2002 because
the capsules were found to contain varying amounts of prescription drugs.
Other combination formulas containing scutellaria baicalensis extract are used in Asian
medicine to improve impaired brain function and to treat headaches.
Baicalin from scutellaria baicalensis extract isolated compounds called flavonoids. It has
significant biological activity, has antibacterial, diuretic, anti-inflammatory, anti-metamorphosis
and antispasmodic effect, and has strong anti-cancer response to physiological performance.
Has played an important role in clinical medicine. UV absorption of baicalin can remove
oxygen free radicals, but also inhibit the melanin formation, therefore both used in medicine,
also can be used in cosmetics, is a good functional cosmetics raw materials.
Baicalin is a flavone, a type of flavonoid. It is found in several species in the genus Scutellaria, including Scutellaria lateriflora (blue skullcap). There are 10 mg/g baicalin in Scutellaria galericulata (common skullcap) leaves. Baicalin is the glucuronide of baicalein.
It is a component of Chinese medicinal herb Huang-chin (Scutellaria baicalensis) and one of the chemical ingredients of Sho-Saiko-To, an herbal supplement.
Baicalin is a known prolyl endopeptidase inhibitor, induces apoptosis in pancreatic cancer cells, and affects the GABA receptors.
Efficacy and Application
1.It have an effect on protection of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases.
2.It can anti mutagenesis and anti-cancer .
3.It have antilipemic effect.
4.It can anti-leukemia.
5.It have immunity regulative effect.
6.It can low of blood sugar.
1.It is applied in food filed.
2.It is applied in pharmaceutical field.
3.It is applied in cosmetic field.