What is Plant extract (Herb extract)?

Plant extract (Herb extract) is a substance or an active with desirable properties that is removed from the tissue of a plant, usually by treating it with a solvent, to be used for a particular purpose. Plant extracts (Herb extracts) may be used in various sectors of activities : Food and functional properties for foodstuffs, Processing aids, additives – chemical replacers, pharmaceutical for therapeutic properties – preventive and curative – cosmetic for functional properties for beauty and well-being, etc…