Gardenia Yellow Powder E 60
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Gardenia Yellow Powder E 60

Product Name:Gardenia Yellow Powder E-60
CAS NO.: 94238-00-3
Molecular formula: C44H64O24
Molecular weight: 976.96456
EINECS NO.: 601-063-2
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Gardenia yellow powder description

Gardenia yellow pigment is an excellent natural pigment extracted from the fruit of Gardenia jasminoides. It has bright color, non-toxic, good stability, strong dyeing ability, and it has the effects of clearing away heat, cooling blood and cholagogue, lowering cholesterol and anti-cancer health care.

Gardenia yellow powder main components

Gardenia yellow pigment is a mixed pigment. Its main components are carotenoid crocin and crocetin. Because there are multiple conjugated double bonds in the molecule, on the one hand, crocin is yellow, but on the other hand, it is also one of the reasons for its instability. In addition to the above two main components, it also contains iridoid glycosides mainly composed of geniposide. Other impurities include chlorogenic acid (darkening the color), pectin, protein, and viscous substances such as oleic acid, phytosterol, and lipids.

Gardenia yellow powder characteristic

1. Good stability and strong coloring force

Gardenia yellow pigment has good reduction resistance, microbial resistance, light resistance and heat resistance, and it has little color change in the pH range of 4-11, which is stable to metal ions (except for the adverse effects of iron ions); The dyeing effect is good.

2. Safety and pharmacological activity

Gardenia yellow has the functions of clearing heat, removing fire, cooling blood and cholagogue, lowering cholesterol, and it has certain health care functions. It is a natural plant pigment with multiple functions of coloring, nutrition, and health care. Gardenia yellow pigment can inhibit staphylococcus aureus, meningococcus, gonococcus, catarrhal coccus, etc., and it has antibacterial and antiviral effects; It has anti-inflammatory and analgesic effect on soft tissue injury; It is the first choice of Chinese traditional medicine in the clinical treatment of icteric hepatitis, with cholagogic effect. The effective rate of clinical treatment of acute viral hepatitis and icteric hepatitis is more than 80%.

3. Nutritional value

Gardenia yellow pigment is a rare water-soluble carotenoid, which is easily absorbed by the human body and can supplement the deficiency of human vitamins. It is a nutritional colorant.

Gardenia yellow powder function and application

1. Food industry

Gardenia yellow pigment has excellent dyeing ability for protein, starch, etc. It can be widely used in cakes, candy, flour, beverages, jelly, biscuits, ice cream and other foods.

2. Printing and dyeing industry

It can be used in the field of fabric dyeing.

3. Cosmetics industry

It also applies to the cosmetics industry.

4. Pharmaceutical industry

The gardenia yellow pigment contains not only pigment components that can be colored, but also certain saffron acid and gardenoside with high medical value and high price, such as blood harmony, blood activation, blood stasis elimination, pain relief, and blood pressure reduction, which can be used in the pharmaceutical industry.


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