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Green Tea Extract Epicatechin

  • 90% 95% 98%

  • White powder

  • Bolin

  • HPLC

  • 1kg

  • Kosher HALAL ISO2000

  • Food grade

  • 2 years

  • Bag/1kg, Drum/25kg

  • Available

  • China

  • 5000KG/ Per Month

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What Is Green Tea Extract Epicatechin?

Green tea extract catechin, also known as tea polyphenols, is a class of important bioactive ingredients in tea, a natural flavonoid with strong antioxidant, anti-cancer, anti-aging and other biological activities.

Green tea extract is an extract from green tea with rich bioactive components, including tea polyphenols, caffeine, amino acids, vitamin C and so on. One of the most representative components is catechin, especially a catechin named EGCG (Epigallocatechin gallate), which accounts for a large proportion of green tea extract and its biological activity is outstanding. Green tea extracts can be obtained by different process methods, generally using water extraction, alcohol extraction, ultrasonic assisted extraction, supercritical CO2 extraction and other techniques for extraction. High purity and high activity green tea extracts can be obtained through suitable extraction processes.

The biological activity of catechins mainly stems from their ability to scavenge free radicals, which can effectively scavenge free radicals in the body, reduce cell damage, and have functions such as promoting cell regeneration, improving immunity, and lowering blood lipids. Besides green tea, catechins are also widely found in other parts of the tea tree, such as buds, old leaves and tea branches, and the content of catechins varies in different parts of the tea tree. In addition, catechins are also found in persimmons, grapes, mulberries, blueberries, peanuts and many other plants.


Green Tea Extract Epicatechin Technical Data Sheet

Chinese name

L-Epicatechin

Alias

2-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-2,3,4-trihydro-3,5,7-trihydroxychromene

Chemical formula

C15H14O6

Molecular weight

290.27

CAS No.

490-46-0

EINECS

207-710-1

Melting point

240 ℃

Boiling point

630.4±55.0 °C at 760 mmHg

Water solubility

Soluble in methanol

Density

1.6±0.1 g/cm3

Appearance

White to light yellow crystal powder

Flash point

335.0±31.5 °C

Application

Antioxidant, delaying aging, controlling obesity, antibacterial


Green Tea Extract Powder Epicatechin

Items

Specification

Result

Visual Appearance

White powder

Conform

Taste

Catechins


99.18%

EC

≥98%

98.59%

-

-

-

Moisture content

≤5.0%

0.18%

Ash

Particle Size

100% pass 60 mesh

Conform

Tapped Density (g/cm3)

0.50-0.60

0.60

pH

4--6

5.92

Heavy Metal

Heavy Metal (Pb)

≤5.0ppm

Conform

Heavy Metal (As)

≤2.0ppm

Conform

Heavy Metal (Hg)

≤0.5ppm

Conform

Microbiology

Total Plate Count

≤1000

Conform

Yeast & Mold

≤100

Conform

Salmonella

Nagetive

Absent

E.coli

Nagetive

Absent



Green Tea Extract Epicatechin Benefits

  1. Antioxidant properties: green tea extract epicatechin exhibits strong antioxidant activity, which helps to scavenge free radicals and protect cells from oxidative damage. This makes it a potentially effective way to reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and neurodegenerative disorders.

  2. Cardiovascular health: epicatechin has been shown to improve blood flow and blood pressure, which can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. It also improves endothelial function, which is the ability of blood vessels to relax and contract properly.

  3. Anti-inflammatory effects: It possesses anti-inflammatory properties, which can help to reduce inflammation throughout the body. This could be beneficial for individuals with chronic inflammatory conditions, such as arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease.

  4. Insulin sensitivity: green tea epicatechin may improve insulin sensitivity, which can help to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. It does this by stimulating glucose uptake into muscle cells and increasing insulin signaling.

  5. Brain health: It has been shown to have positive effects on brain health, including improving learning and memory, reducing cognitive decline associated with aging, and protecting against neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.


What Is Epicatechin Used For?

  1. Dietary supplements: Epicatechin is commonly used as an active ingredient in dietary supplements due to its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and insulin-sensitizing properties. It may also be used in combination with other bioactive compounds for added benefits.

  2. Functional foods and beverages: It can be added to functional foods and beverages to enhance their health benefits. For example, it can be added to energy drinks or sports nutrition products to improve exercise performance and decrease muscle damage.

  3. Cosmetics: green tea epicatechin's antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties make it a popular ingredient in cosmetic formulations for skin care products. It may help protect the skin from environmental stressors, reduce inflammation, and improve skin tone and texture.

  4. Pharmaceuticals: green tea extract epicatechin is being investigated for its potential therapeutic uses in the treatment of various diseases, including heart disease, diabetes, and neurodegenerative disorders. It may be used alone or in combination with other drugs to enhance their efficacy.


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