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Rosemary (Latin scientific name: Rosmarinus officinalis) is a Labiatae shrub. It likes warm climate and is native to Europe and the Mediterranean coast in northern Africa. It was introduced to China as far back as the Wei Dynasty. Antioxidant and rosemary essential oil with excellent antioxidant properties can be extracted from rosemary flowers and leaves.
Rosemary antioxidant is widely used in medicine, fried food, oil-rich food and all kinds of oil preservation and quality assurance; Rosemary essence is used in daily chemical industry, such as perfume, air freshener, ant repellent, sterilization and insecticidal.
Rosemary extract contains a variety of effective ingredients such as rat tail oxalic acid, rosmarinic acid, sage phenol, etc. it not only has the antioxidant effect of traditional plant extracts, but also has anti-corrosion, antibacterial and other activities. In addition, rosemary extract also has the characteristics of high temperature resistance: it is still very stable at 240 ℃, while the stability of general plant extracts is easily affected by temperature.
Rosemary is a natural antioxidant herb. In a recent study, Dr. Stuart a.lipton of Sanford Burnham Institute of medicine and his colleagues reported that a component of the herbal medicine Rosemary - carnosic acid can promote eye health. Their findings suggest that rat tail oxalate may have clinical value in diseases affecting the outer retina, including age-related macular degeneration.
Rosmarinic acid (Rosa) is a water-soluble natural phenolic acid compound isolated from rosemary. It is widely distributed and mainly exists in many plants of Labiatae, shikoniaceae, Cucurbitaceae, Tiliaceae and Umbelliferae, especially Labiatae and shikoniaceae.
Rosmarinic acid is a natural antioxidant. Its antioxidant activity is stronger than vitamin E, caffeic acid, chlorogenic acid, folic acid, etc., which helps to prevent cell damage caused by free radicals. Because rosemary extract is insensitive to light, heat and acid, it can play an antioxidant role in food supplements, food and beverage, fresh meat, and even condiments, so it is recognized as a natural antioxidant in the industry.
With the continuous improvement of consumers' awareness of health, the concepts of natural green, health and environmental protection have gradually taken root in the hearts of the people. The market of rosemary extract as a natural plant preservative will gradually open up.