Apigenin powder is of bioflavonoid. content of chamomile is a good source to extract this compound. It can reduce anxiety when taken in high doses.Higher doses can work as a sedative.
Product Name: Apigenin
Appearance: yellow fine powder
Appearance traits: yellow needle-like crystals
Solubility: almost insoluble in water, partly soluble in hot alcohol, soluble in dilute KOH solution.
Melting point: >300 °C(lit.)
Solubility: DMSO: 27 mg/mL
1. Apigenin powder can play a neuroprotective effect, resist excitotoxicity and prevent calcium accumulation in nerve mitochondria. The two glucopyranosides of apigenin and apigenin can exert anti-diabetic effects in the body. Apigenin exerts its anti-inflammatory effects by inhibiting NO synthase and COX2 enzymes in macrophages, and through the influence of lipopolysaccharide.
2. Apigenin also has the effect of inhibiting the production of interleukin-4. Apigenin can also inhibit the increase of TNFα by interfering with NF-kb transcription and potential TNFα-induced up-regulation of adhesion molecule 1. Apigenin is one of the known bioflavonoid compounds, which has a high selectivity in inducing the selective apoptosis of cancer cells in the body.
3. Like other bioflavonoid compounds, apigenin can reduce oxidative stress, induce cell cycle inhibition, increase the efficacy of liver detoxification enzymes, and play an anti-inflammatory effect to a certain extent.
Apigenin powder is widely used in cosmetics: Apigenin's absorption of ultraviolet rays is concentrated in zone B (wavelength between 280~320nm), which is strong absorption and can be used in sunscreen cosmetics;
In the A zone (wavelength between 320~400nm), the absorption is small, so the low concentration of apigenin can be used as a skin darkening agent and added to the suntan oil;
It can be used as a pigment stabilizer in cosmetics, the recommended dosage is 1%; Apigenin can be used in creams;
It can be compounded with vitamin B1, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, vitamin C, etc.; it can also be compounded with plant essential oils such as chamomile oil, calendula oil, almond oil, etc.;
High concentration of apigenin can inhibit the activity of melanocytes. It can be added to sunscreens, creams, essences, lotions, facial masks and other cosmetics; it can be used in shampoos and conditioners.