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Okra Powder

Product name: Okra powder
Latin name: Abelmoschus esculentus (Linn.) Moench
Specification: 10:1, 20:1
Appearance: brownish yellow fine powder
Test method: TLC
Storage: the product should be sealed, shaded, protected from high temperature, and stored in a dry, cool and well ventilated place.
Shelf life:Two years

Dried okra powder description

The okra extract is the extract of the tender fruit and the whole plant of okra, which mainly contains protein, fat, carbohydrate, vitamins, trace elements, dietary fiber, flavonoids, polysaccharides and other components. It has the health care functions of anti-fatigue, stomach and liver protection, reducing lung injury, improving immunity, anti-cancer, diuresis, protecting the heart, and enhancing vasodilation.

Okra extract main components

Okra extract is rich in protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber, flavonoids, polysaccharides and other components. The determination of nutritional and active components of okra extract in China mainly includes protein determination, trace element determination and flavonoids determination.

1. Amino acid, protein and fatty amino acid

Amino acids, proteins and fatty acids are mainly found in okra seeds. There are 18 kinds of amino acids, including isoleucine, leucine, lysine, threonine, tryptophan, valine, serine, glutamic acid, proline, alanine, histidine, etc. Protein and fat mainly exist in fruit pods.

2. Trace elements

Zinc, manganese, copper, iron, calcium and magnesium are contained in the seeds and capsule skins of okra.

3. Carbohydrate

The tender fruit pod of okra contains 19.92% of total sugar, 2.00% of polysaccharide and 9.4% of fat, and the mucilaginous substance contained in the tender fruit pod is a mixture of polygalactose, galactose and arabinose and the pod.

4. Flavonoids

Flavonoids have many biological functions, such as estrogen and anti-estrogen-like effects, improving immunity and affecting endocrine system.

5. Others

Okra also contains rich vitamins, mainly vitamin C and vitamin A.

Okra extract function and application

1. Okra powder can enhance p.hysical endurance, resist fatigue and improve kidney deficiency.

2. Okra powder has the effect of nourishing and protecting the stomach. It can effectively help digestion, treat gastritis, gastric ulcer and other diseases, effectively protect the skin and gastrointestinal mucosa and prevent constipation.

3. Okra powder belongs to low-fat and low sugar food, which can be used as weight loss food. It is rich in trace elements such as zinc and selenium, which can effectively enhance the ability of human body to fight cancer and prevent cancer, and can also effectively reduce the content of cholesterol in the body.