Gynostemma extract's marker componsition is saponin, and 4 ginsenosides in Gynostemma are the same in ginseng. That is why it is also called south ginseng.
Gynostemma mainly contains saponins with the highest content in the leaves, followed by the stem and the aerial part.
It also includes flavonoid glycosides, carbohydrates, sterols, organic acids, pigments, cellulose, vegetable proteins, starches, etc.
1. The content of saponins in Gynostemma extract is an important index for evaluating the quality .
Four of the saponins of Gynostemma are ginsenosides. Among them, gypenosides III, IV, and VIII are ginsenosides Rb1, Rb3, Rd and gypenoside A respectively. The total saponin content is three times that of ginseng. Gynostemma is the only plant that contains ginseng saponins besides panax ginseng.
2. Gynostemma also contains 18 kinds of amino acids, sugars, cellulose, sterols, pigments, 23 kinds of trace elements and other ingredients.
Gynostemma Pentaphyllum Extract
Latin Name:Gynostemma Pentaphyllum (Thunb.)
Part Used:Whole Herb
Specification:80%, 98% Gypenosides
Appearance:Light yellow fine powder
Test Method: By UV
Grade:Health Care Products
Extract method compare
Optimizated extraction method the current extraction process for the active components of Gynostemma extraction method is mainly alcohol extraction and water extraction.
Table below Compares the two.
ethanol extraction aided by micro wave
intensive total saponin
better crude extract quality
macropore absorption chromatography
petroleum either extract
more total saponins
2. Modern application Gynostemma pentaphyllum is used in the treatment of leukopenia, hyperlipidemia, viral hepatitis, chronic gastroenteritis, chronic bronchitis, blood disease, hyperlipidemia, hormone side effects and sexual dysfunction. Important scientific research value.