Pomegranate extract botanical origin, (Punica granatum L in Latin), deciduous trees or shrubs. Pomegranate extract have three active ingredients: ellagic acid, punicalagin and polyphenol. Pomegranate extract with the function of antineoplastic and anti-oxidant. It also can reduce blood press.
The pomegranate (Punica Granatum L.) is packed with healthy anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory agents with healthful benefits. The potent antioxidant activities of pomegranate are attributed to its phenolic compounds including punicalagin. Punicalagin is a water-soluble ellagitannin with high bioavailability. It is found in forms alpha and beta in pomegranate. And not only does punicalagins offer a powerful kick of antioxidant properties on their own, it can be hydrolyzed into smaller phenolic compounds such as ellagic acid in vivo where one potential mechanism is hydrolysis across the mitochondrial membrane of cultured human colon cells. It is a highly active carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, and extensively metabolized. The pomegranate extracts, especially normalized to punicalagins is Generally Recognized As Safe’ (GRAS) by the United States.
Specifiaction of Pomegranate Extract:
Ellagic acid : 40%, 90% by HPLC
Punicalagic : 25%,40% by HPLC
Polyphenol : 40% UV
Pomegranate Extract Main Functions
1. Pomegranate extract used to resist atherosclerosis and tumour;
2. Pomegranate extract will resist to anti-oxidance, senescence inhibition and skin whitening;
3. Pomegranate extract can treat kinds of symptoms caused by high blood sugar, hypertension;
4. Pomegranate peel extract has the useage of anti-oxidant, coagulant, descenting blood pressure and sedation;
5. Pomegranate peel extract can restrain to human immunodeficiency virus(HIV) and many kinds of microbes and virus;
6. Pomegranate peel extract has the effective on anti-cancer of rectum and colon, esophageal carcinoma, liver cancer, lung cancer, carcinoma of tongue and skin.
- 1. Applied in pharmaceutical field, it is usually made into capsule to prevent cancer, lower blood pressure and resist oxidation.
- 2. Applied in food field, it is usually used as food antioxidants.
- 3. Applied in cosmetic field, it mainly used in whitening, dispeling spot, anti-wrinkle and delaying skin aging.