Echinacea purpurea extract is widely used to prevent cold and relief syndrome in flu. It is also a new trending ingredient in animal feed as a antibiotic alternative to stimulate immunity and promote health.
Echinacea is a traditional herbal medicine that originated from America. There are 3 kinds of major Echinacea plants listed in USP , that is Echinacea pallida, Echinacea purpurea, Echinacea angustifolia. Among them, Echinacea purpurea are the most widely used. The theraputic function proved by after comprehensive research composition, pharmacology, drug analysis and on preparations . It is a proved effective natural botanical medicine.
Victarbio cooperates with farmers to plant nearly 1,000 mu of echinacea, and select materials from it. Every and Echinacea purpurea (short as EP) are havested around September with richest active ingredients to produce high quality extract . Since it is a perennial herb，the EP root is cut every three year. Currenlty EP extract from arial part is more popular rather than root because the root supply is limited
This is general process :
Herb from contracted plant farm>>cut and dry>> pulvrized>> extract>> contriguration>> fluid extract>>spray drying>> powder >> assay >>mix， pack and store.
The active ingredient cichoric acid can block the virus binding receptors on the cell surface, thereby preventing the virus from entering healthy tissue cells. At the same time, polysaccharides can induce the production of interferon, interfere with the propagation of the virus in the cell, and protect healthy cells from virus attack.
Latin Name: Echinacea purpurea (Linn.) Moench
Echinacea Purpurea EP plant extract
Botanical Name: Echinacea Purpurea
Part Of Plant Used: arial part
Solvent For Extraction: Hydroalcoholic 10-20%
Ratio of Botanical To Native Extract: 4:1-5:1
Moisture: NMT 5% (2 hrs at 105℃)
Ash: NMT5%(2hrs at 600℃)
3) Safety Data
Storage: Cool, Dry Area, DO NOT FREEZE
Shelf Life: 24 Months Unopened
2% cichoric acid
Water & Ethanol
100%Through 80 mesh
Loss on Drying (2 hrs at 105℃)
Acid-insoluble ash (NMT5% 2hrs at 600℃)
Total Heavy Metals
Total Plate Count
Total Yeast & Mold
Storage: Preserved in well-closed, light-resistant, and protected from moisture.
Echinacea purpurea extract is widely used to prevent cold and relief syndrome in flu. It is also a new trending ingredient in animal feed as a antibiotic alternative to stimulate immunity and promote health. Suggest dosage for feed is 5kg cichoric acid per Mt.