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Anise Extract Shikimic Acid

  • 98%
  • White powder
  • Bolin
  • HPLC
  • 1kg
  • Kosher HALAL GMP ISO2000 Organic
  • Food grade/Pharmaceutical grade
  • 2 years
  • Bag/1kg, Drum/25kg
  • Available
  • China
  • 1000KG/ Per Month

Fennel Seeds Shikimic Acid Product Description

Shikimic acid is an unsaturated carboxylic acid containing multiple hydroxyl groups. It has an acid odor and is white powder at room temperature. It is insoluble in chloroform, benzene and petroleum ether. The melting point is 185°C to 191°C. Shikimic acid has a weak acidity and can react with a variety of active bases, basic oxides, metals and salts (carbonates and bicarbonates) to form unstable salts; it also has the properties of polyols and alkenes , it can undergo intramolecular dehydration reaction and addition reaction with bromine; under certain conditions, it can undergo esterification reaction with oxyacid or alcohol.

There are many ways to obtain shikimic acid, which can be extracted from the fruit of star anise, or artificially synthesized by chemical synthesis, or synthesized by microbial engineering bacteria.

Shikimic acid can inhibit platelet aggregation, inhibit arterial and venous thrombosis and cerebral thrombosis by affecting the metabolism of arachidonic acid, and has anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects, and can also be used as an antiviral drug intermediate.

Brief Introduction of Shikimic Acid

Chemical formulaC7H10O5
Molecular weight174.15
Melting point185 to 187 ℃
Boiling point400.5 ℃
Water solubility18% (20 ℃)

What Is Organic Anise Extract Used For?

1. This product is mostly used as a pharmaceutical intermediate, which is irritating and should not be used directly.

2. In the field of skin care products, it is an effective tissue regeneration agent.

Shikimic Acid COA

General Information  
Product Name:Star Anise ExtractPart Used:Star Anise
ItemSpecification MethodResultMethod
Physical and Chemical Property  
AppearanceWhite PowderConformsVisual
Particle size≥95% through 80 meshConformsScreening
Residue on Ignition≤1g/100g  0.50g/100g3g/550℃/4hrs
Loss on Drying≤5g/100g3.91g/100g3g/105℃/2hrs
IdentificationConforms with TLCConformsTLC
Content98% Shikimic acid0.9834HPLC
Residue Analysis  
Heavy Metals  ≤10mg/kg   Conforms
Lead (Pb)≤1.00mg/kg  ConformsICP-MS
Arsenic (As)≤1.00mg/kg  ConformsICP-MS
Cadmium (Cd)≤1.00mg/kgConformsICP-MS
Mercury (Hg)≤0.50mg/kg  ConformsICP-MS
Microbiological Tests    
Total Plate Count≤1000cfu/g200cfu/gAOAC 990.12
Total Yeast & Mold ≤100cfu/g10cfu/g  AOAC 997.02
E.Coli.Negative/10gConformsAOAC 991.14
SalmonellaNegative/10gConformsAOAC 998.09
S.aureusNegative/10g  ConformsAOAC 2003.07