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Valerian Root Extract

Valerian Root Extract Valeric Acid Valerian Extract Powder

What is Valerian Root Extract Valeric Acid?

Valerian root extract Valeric Acid is used for dietary supplement. It is a straight-chain alkyl carboxylic acid. Like other low-molecular-weight carboxylic acids, it has a very unpleasant odor. It is found naturally in the perennial flowering plant valerian, from which it gets its name.

What is Valerian?

Valerian (Valeriana officinalis, Caprifoliaceae) is a perennial flowering plant, with heads of sweetly scented pink or white flowers that bloom in the summer. Valerian flower extracts were used as a perfume in the 16th century. Native to Europe and parts of Asia, valerian has been introduced into North America.

Compounds of Valerian

Known compounds detected in valerian that may contribute to its method of action are:

  • Alkaloids: actinidine, chatinine, shyanthine, valerianine, and valerine
  • Isovaleramide may be created in the extraction process.
  • Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)
  • Isovaleric acid
  • Iridoids, including valepotriates: isovaltrate and valtrate
  • Sesquiterpenes (contained in the volatile oil): valerenic acid, hydroxyvalerenic acid and acetoxyvalerenic acid
  • Flavanones: hesperidin, 6-methylapigenin, and linarin

What is Valerian Root Extract Used For?

Its primary use is in the synthesis of its esters. Volatile esters of valeric acid tend to have pleasant odors and are used in perfumes and cosmetics. Ethyl valerate and pentyl valerate are used as food additives because of their fruity flavors. It may have sedative and anxiolytic effects. It uses as a sedative, antiseptic, anticonvulsant, migraine treatment, and pain reliever.

Valerian Root Extract Valeric Acid Specifications

ItemSpecification
Valeric Acid0.4%, 0.8% by HPLC
AppearanceBrown Fine Powder
OdorCharacteristic
TasteCharacteristic
Particle Size100% Pass 80 Mesh
Loss on Drying≤5.0%
Ash≤5.0%
Heavy Metals≤10ppm
Lead≤2ppm
Total Plate Count≤1000cfu/g
Yeast and Mold≤100cfu/g
E.ColiNegative
  • 5:1/10:1 or According to customized

Shelf Life

2 Years

Storage

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

Packing

  • 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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