Hops Flower Extract
Latin Name: Humulus lupulus Linn.
Appearance: Yellow Brown Powder
Used Plant Part: whole
Specification: 10: 1
Test Method: UV, TLC
Shelf Life: 2 years
Application: Food, Health product addition, Dietary Supplement
Storage conditions: This product should be sealed and shaded, stored in a dry
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What is Hops Extract?
Hops Flower Extract is a highly concentrated form of the active compounds found in hops flowers. By transforming hops into a fine powder, it makes all the benefits of hops easily accessible. Hops flowers contain a diverse array of plant nutrients that provide antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and calming effects. The key bioactive compounds in hops flower extract include Bitter resins like alpha acids and beta acids - Impart anti-microbial effects and the characteristic bitter taste essential for beer brewing. Essential oils like humulene and myrcene - Contribute to the hoppy aroma and flavor. Also provides antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. Precursor compounds like isohumulones - Get converted into aromatic compounds during the brewing process.Polyphenols like xanthohumol- Act as powerful antioxidants to fight free radicals.
What are the benefits of Hops Flower Extract Powder?
Xanthohumol is the main isoprenyl-containing flavonoid in female hop flowers. Hops are the only source of naturally occurring prenyl flavonoids found so far. It is well known that flavonoid compounds have a wide range of physiological and pharmacological activities, including choleretic, anti-ulcer, hepatoprotective, antispasmodic, diuretic, antiviral, etc. Prenyl flavonoids also have anti-proliferative and anti-cancer effects. Xanthohumol is the best cancer chemopreventive agent currently studied: inhibits the metabolic intensification of pro-carcinogens; induces enzymes that detoxify carcinogens; inhibits the growth of early tumors.
Anti-oxidize effect. Studies have shown that xanthohumol’s scavenging rate for oxygen free radicals in the body is several times higher than other antioxidants, and its antioxidant properties are stronger than vitamin E.
8-Isoprenyl The most effective phytoestrogen currently isolated is 8-isoprenyl (8-PN). Because it competitively binds to estrogen receptors, induces the activity of alkaline phospholipase, and increases Progesterone receptor mRNA A in cultured endometrial cells upregulates preselin-2, another estrogen-inducible factor. It has a certain effect on improving menopausal symptoms and is safer to use.
Sedative effect: Hops are used by foreign folk for hysteria, restlessness, insomnia and other diseases. Hops Flower Extract can also play a role in small-scale sedation, medium-level hypnosis and large-scale paralysis of the central nervous system.
The anti-radiation effect of total hop flavonoids on the number of leukocytes in irradiated mice was measured. The total hop flavonoids had a protective effect on immune leukocytes in mice after radiation, and the protective effect on leukocytes in the medium-dose and high-dose groups was higher than that of the ginkgo control group. The effects of total hop flavonoids on the spleen and thymus of irradiated mice were measured. The results showed that the protective effect of total hop flavonoids on the spleen and thymus of mice was equivalent to that of ginkgo flavonoids, and the protective effect of the high-dose group was better than that of other groups. each group.
Antiviral and antibacterial effects: The main components of hop extract are flavones and flavonoids, which have antiviral effects. Studies have shown that hop extract has inhibitory effects on a variety of bacteria, such as Bacillus anthracis, Bacillus cereus, Bacillus diphtheria, Diplococcus pneumoniae, Staphylococcus aureus, etc.
What are the market applications for hop extract?
Hops Flower Extract Powder, obtained from the hops plant, is valued in traditional medicine for providing natural healing benefits to the mind and body. The extract's calming properties can pave the way for a restful sleep, while its antioxidant power can rejuvenate the skin.
The extract may also relieve menopausal discomforts, such as hot flashes and mood swings. It contains a phytoestrogen called 8-isoprenylnaringenin, which mimics estrogen in the body.
In addition to relaxation, hop extract also aids digestion. Bitter acid promotes healthy gastric function and relieves problems such as bloating and diarrhea. Although not clinically proven, traditional uses of hops include pain relief, anti-inflammatory effects, and inhibiting premature ejaculation.
In skin care, the extract has rejuvenating antioxidant activity. The polyphenol xanthohumol neutralizes free radicals that damage cells. Xanthohumol has more antioxidant power than vitamins C and E, helping to inhibit signs of aging. Hops also enhance the skin's natural hyaluronic acid, collagen, and elastin, giving it youthful elasticity.
The antibacterial properties of compounds like lupine make the extract an effective acne treatment in cleansers and creams. Added to shampoo, it also helps fight dandruff and hair loss.
Hops extract has proven relaxing and antioxidant effects and is a valuable addition to many natural health remedies and skin care products.
Test report on hop extract
Test items and results
Brown fine powder
NLT 95% Through 80 mesh
Residue On Ignition
Loss On Drying
Total plate count
Yeast & mold
Shelf life and Storage
2 Years. Cool & dry place. Keep away from strong light and heat.
Conform with specification.
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