Brief introduction of Ferulic Acid
Ferulic acid is a kind of aromatic acid commonly found in the plant. It is a component of cork. It exists in the free form in plants and mainly forms a binding state with oligosaccharides, polyamines, lipids and polysaccharides. Ferulic acid is divided into natural ferulic acid and synthetic ferulic acid. The natural ferulic acid is mainly derived from Rice Bran Extract. The synthesis of ferulic acid is obtained by synthetic techniques. Natural ferulic acid and synthetic ferulic acid can be Distinguished by technical methods.
Physical properties: The shape and color of ferulic acid are cis and trans, cis is yellow oil, trans is square crystal or fiber crystallization
ferulic acid solubility: The melting point of ferulic acid is 174°C, soluble in hot water, ethanol, acetic acid and ethyl ester, slightly soluble in ether, insoluble in benzene and petroleum ether.
Application: In addition to being widely used in the pharmaceutical industry, ferulic acid has also been approved for use in food additives. Currently, Japan has allowed it to be used in food antioxidants. The United States and Europe also allow some high ferulic acid content, Herbs, coffee, vanilla beans, etc. as antioxidants, ferulic acid is mainly used in the food industry to prepare natural vanillin, antioxidants, preservatives, crosslinkers and functional enhancers.
The effect of ferulic acid
Ferulic acid (sodium ferulate) has anti-platelet aggregation, inhibits platelet serotonin release, inhibits platelet thromboxane A2 (TXA2) production, enhances prostaglandin activity, relieves pain, relieves vasospasm, etc. It is the basic raw material for the treatment of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases and leukopenia. At the same time, ferulic acid also has many health functions, such as scavenging free radicals, antithrombotic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, inhibiting tumors, preventing and treating hypertension, heart disease, enhancing sperm motility, etc.
The functions of ferulic acid
1. ferulic acid can be used as a medicine, with anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-thrombosis, anti-ultraviolet radiation, anti-free radical and human immune function.
2. ferulic acid is mainly used in the treatment of coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, vasculitis, white blood cells and thrombocytopenia.
3. Ferulic acid is mainly used as an antioxidant in foods.
4. ferulic acid in the skin care industry is mainly used for whitening and antioxidants, the body can play a role in bodybuilding and skin protection.
Xi’an GreenSpring Technology has been founded in 2000,is the first comprehensive research and development, production and sales company in the northwest based on scientific research.GreenSpring also are the supplier and wholesalers of Ferulic acid,the company has established a sound scientific research system and quality control system, and strictly enforces quality system control standards. Not only passed the ISO9001,Kosher,HALAL certification, but also obtained a number of invention patents issued by the State Intellectual Property Office. In 2005, Green Spring was rated as a high-tech enterprise. The company supplies a large amount of natural/synthetic ferulic acid, ferulic acid for halal ,ferulic acid for Kosher, 99% oryzanol and other specifications of ferulic acid extract as well, widely used in Food, medicine, health products, cosmetics and other fields.