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The classification and application field of the fine chemicals

2021-09-16

Classification of the plant extract

1. According to the content of active ingredients, The plant extract can be divided into three categories: effective monomer extract, standard extract and ratio extract;

2. It is divided into glycosides, acids, polyphenols, polysaccharides, terpenes, flavonoids, alkaloids, etc;
3. According to the product form, it can be divided into vegetable oil, extract, powder, lens, etc.
4. According to the purpose, plant extracts can be divided into natural pigment products, traditional Chinese medicine extract products, extract products and concentrated products.

Application field of the plant extract

The application scope of plant extracts has been very wide nowadays. In addition to traditional Chinese medicine products, with the gradual increase of people's trust and dependence on natural products, a large part of plant extracts have been used in health products and food ingredients. In addition, plant extracts have been used in cosmetics and feed in recent years.

Some of the best-selling plant extracts in the world have several classifications. For example, Rhodiola, ginkgo, ginseng extract, etc. are used in the fields of brain strengthening, intelligence, prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's disease; Green tea, Fructus aurantii Immaturus, apple and bitter melon polypeptide extract are applied to reduce weight, reduce blood sugar and prevent diabetes. Paclitaxel, tea polyphenols, theanine, bioflavonoids such as lycopene and anthocyanin are used in the field of natural anti-cancer; Licorice, garlic, Astragalus membranaceus and soybean extracts are used in the field of human immune system.