Echinacea purpurea extract
Latin name: Echinacea Purpurea L.
Appearance : Brown yellow fine powder
Active ingredient: Cichoric Acid, polyphenols
Specification: Polyphenol 4%; Chicoric acid 1%-4%
Test Method: UV&HPLC
Part Used: whole plant
Echinacea purpurea (eastern purple coneflower or purple coneflower) is a species of flowering plant in the genus Echinacea of the family Asteraceae. Its cone-shaped flowering heads are usually, but not always, purple in the wild. It is native to eastern North America and present to some extent in the wild in much of the eastern, southeastern and midwest United States.
Echinacea is the most popular native American therapeutic herb. It is best known for boosting immune function. Echinacea Purpurea Extract to work by helping white blood cells and lymphocytes to protect the body against invading organisms. Unlike antibiotics, which are directly lethal to bacteria, echinacea makes immune cells more efficient in attacking bacteria, viruses and abnormal cells. Unlike a shot which is active only against a specific problem, echinacea stimulates the overall activity of the cells responsible for fighting all kinds of infection.
1.Used to stimulate the immune system,enhancing immunity,preventing influenza;
2.Treat arthritis or skin dieases,promoting wound repair,relieving toothache and pain of scald;
3.With the function of anti-virus,anti-fungi,anti-tumor,anti-bacterial,anti-infections and anti-cancer. 4.Echinacea extract have antiviral effect.
1.Applied in pharmaceutical field, it is mainly used in preventing cancer, such as breast, prostate cancer and colon cancer.
2.Applied in health product field, it is mainly used in improving osteoporosis and womens menopauses symptom.
3.As an immune modulator,it is widely used in the field of cosmetics.
4.As food additives, it is widely used in food industry.