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|Color:||Brown Yellow||Type::||Rosemary Extract|
|Grade:||Food Grade, Pharmaceutical Grade||CAS:||3650-09-7|
Rosmarinic acid 5-90% Carnosic Acid, Ursolic Acid, Rosmarinic Acid from Rosemary Extract
Product Name: Rosmarinic acid
Synonyms:Rosemary acid; Benzenepropanoic acid, alpha-((3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-1-oxo-2-propenyl)oxy)-3,4-dihydroxy-;(2S)-3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-2-[3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)prop-2-enoyloxy]propanoic acid
CAS No.: 20283-92-5
Molecular formula: C18H16O8
Molecular weight: 360.33
CAS No: 80225-53-2
Botanical Source: Rosemary
Solubility: slightly soluble in water, but well soluble in most organic solvents.
Appearance: red-orange powder
Rosmarinic acid, C18H16O8, is a natural polyphenol antioxidant carboxylic acid found in many Lamiaceae herbs used commonly as culinary herbs such as lemon balm, rosemary, oregano, sage, thyme and peppermint. Chemically, rosmarinic acid is an ester of caffeic acid with 3,4-dihydroxyphenyl lactic acid. It is a red-orange powder that is slightly soluble in water, but well soluble in most organic solvents.
Because of the antioxidant activity of Lamiaceaeous herbs in laboratory test models they have been suggested to have beneficial effects in humans. Rosmarinic acid has a number of interesting biological activities, e.g. antiviral, antibacterial, antiinflammatory and antioxidant. The presence of rosmarinic acid in medicinal plants, herbs and spices has beneficial and health promoting effects. In plants, rosmarinic acid is supposed to act as a preformed constitutively accumulated defense compound.
Rosmarinic acid is known to undergo metabolism in humans and rats to methylated rosmarinic acid, coumaric acid, ferulic acid and caffeic acid.
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