What is Anemarrhena asphodeloides root extract?

Anemarrhena asphodeloides root extract powder (Zhi mu extract) is made from the dry rhizome part of the Anemarrhena asphodeloides Bunge, Its specification available at concentration ratio 10:1 grade with strong potency. It has wide applications and may be used in different fields including herbal teas, drinks, supplements and cosmetics etc.

Anemarrhena asphodeloides root extract powder (Zhi mu extract) benefits


It could reduce signs of facial aging. The active ingredient, timosaponin, exhibits anti-inflammatory effects.


An herbal preparation containing Zhi mu extract may improve immune system functioning through the production of various cytokines.


It exhibited free-radical scavenging activity.


Six steroidal saponins isolated from the rhizome of Anemarrhena asphodeloides inhibited platelet aggregation in human blood and activated partial thromboplastin times.


Timosaponin A-III, a saponin isolated from the rhizome, is an autophagy- and apoptosis-inducing agent to cancer cells.


It inhibited alpha-glucosidase (reducing the impact of carbohydrates on blood glucose) and angiotensin-converting enzyme. And it reduced blood glucose levels. The hypoglycemic mechanism may involve inhibition of hepatic gluconeogenesis or glucogenolysis.


Part UsedRhizome
Extract Ratio10:1, 20:1 or Customized
AppearanceYellow Brown Fine Powder
Particle Size100% Pass 80 Mesh
Loss on Drying≤5.0%
Heavy Metals≤10 ppm
Total Plate Count≤1000 cfu/g
Yeast and Mold≤100 cfu/g

Shelf Life

2 Years


Store in tightly sealed containers then place in cool and dry place, and away from moisture, light, oxygen.


  • Packed in paper-drums and two plastic-bags inside. N.W:25kgs .I.D.35×H51cm.
  • 1Kg/Bag, aluminum foil bag vacuum packing.
  • Sample, double sealed water plastic bags inside with the aluminum bag outside.

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