Rhubarb Extract Powder
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Rhubarb Extract Powder

Product Name:Rhubarb Extract
Appearance:Dark brown powder
Extraction part: Rhizome
Extraction solvent: water

Rhapontic rhubarb extract introduction

Rhubarb extract is the dry root and rhizome extract of Polygonaceae plant Rheum palmatum, Rheum tanguticum or medicinal Rheum. The medicinal materials of Rhubarb palmatum and Rhubarb tangutica are called North Rhubarb, mainly produced in Qinghai, Gansu, Sichuan and other places. The medicinal rhubarb, known as southern rhubarb, is mainly produced in Sichuan, Hubei and other places. Rhubarb tastes bitter and cold. It belongs to the stomach, liver and large intestine. Its effective ingredients are anthraquinone compounds, including rhein, emodin, chrysophanol, aloe-emodin, emodin methyl ether, etc. It has the effects of scavenging oxygen free radicals, regulating blood lipids, anti-arteriosclerosis, anti-cancer, anti-aging, anti-psychotic, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory, protecting liver and gall bladder, and anti-virus.

Rhubarb extract powder application

1. It is used for dry stool, stagnant diarrhea, hot constipation, strong heat and yellow fur. It is compatible with mirabilite, Magnolia officinalis and Fructus Aurantii.

2. It is used for hyperactivity of fire and heat, forcing blood to overflow, as well as eye redness, sore and furuncle. It is used with coptis chinensis, scutellaria baicalensis, paeonia miltiorrhiza and red peony.

Rhubarb root extract chemical composition

More than 130 compounds have been isolated and identified from various types of rhubarb, including anthraquinones and their glycosides, anthrones, diananthrones and their glycosides, stilbenes and their glycosides, gallates, naphthalene derivatives, chromanones and their glycosides, phenylbutanones, tannins, and so on. Among them, anthraquinones are important representative components. Free anthraquinones mainly include rhein, emodin, physcion, aloe emodin, chrysophanol, etc. Anthraquinone glycosides mainly include: chrysophanol 1-glucoside, chrysophanol 8-glucoside, emodin 1-glucoside, emodin 8-glucoside, emodin methyl ether 8-glucoside, emodin methyl ether 8-gentianoside, aloe emodin 8-glucoside, aloe emodin 3-glucoside, rhein 8-glucoside, and so on. Bianthrone glycosides include sennoside (Sennoside) A, B, C, D, E, F and so on. Stilbene and its glycosides include Rhaponticin, Rhapontigenin and De-oxyrhaponticin. The various tannins contained in rhubarb include both hydrolysable and condensed tannins. The hydrolyzed tannins and related compounds include various galloyl glucose and 1-0 galloyl-6-0-cinnamoyl-β-D-glucose (1). Condensed tannins and related compounds include catechin, epicatechin and their polymers. In addition, rhubarb also contains a variety of phenylbutanone glycosides.