Perilla extract is the esssence of Perilla, which is regarded as both herb and food seasoning escpeically along with aquatic product . Whole herb including the leaf, stem, and seed are used in medicine. Traditionally Perilla is believed to alleviate canker sores, airway illnesses, stomach issues and other conditions.
Latin name: perilla frutescens L. Britt
Part used: leaf
Appearance: Brown Yellow fine powder
1. Antioxidant activity
Perilla leaves extract contain a variety of flavonoids and plant polyphenols. Most of these substances have phenolic hydroxyl groups, and these phenolic hydroxyl groups are often active groups for scavenging free radicals and reactive oxygen species.
2. Inhibitory properties
The inhibitory effects of plant polyphenols and flavonoids on enzymes are mainly through binding with enzyme proteins, deprivation of substrates, and complexation with metal ions, the catalysts of enzymatic reactions. These can reduce the catalytic activity of the enzyme and slow down the enzymatic reaction.
3. Antibacterial properties
Perilla extract can be used for antisepsis, flavor and direct consumption in food; in medicine, it can be used for the treatment of various diseases, and can also be used for the addition of health products and functional foods.