Oct 28, 2019
Rosemary is a kind of precious natural fragrant plant,It gives off a unique fragrance during the growing season,With clear heart and refreshing effect.The main components of the rosemary extract are rosmarinol, carnosol and carnosic acid.As an internationally recognized third-generation green food additive, Rosemary extract not only has high anti-oxidation effect, but also is safe and non-toxic, stable in heat resistance, and has broad application prospects, the market value is immeasurable.
The United States, Japan, and Europe were the first countries to start researching rosemary antioxidants.
The toxicological experiments prove that the rosemary extract is safe and can be widely used for the preservation of oils, oil-rich foods and meat products. Rosemary extract is allowed to use as an antioxidant or food flavor by The European Commission, the Australian and New Zealand Food Standards Agency, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, the US Food and Drug Administration, etc.,
According to the assessment of the Joint FAO and WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives, the daily allowance for rosemary extract is 0.3 mg/kg bw (based on carnosic acid and carnosol).
Rosemary extract can be applied to multiple fields
Compared with synthetic antioxidants, Rosemary Extract has won the preference of consumers with natural advantages such as natural green, health and environmental protection, which also promoted the development of antioxidant consumption market to a certain extent.
At present, rosemary extract is mainly used in the following three fields:
01. Food field
As a natural and highly effective antioxidant, Rosemary Extract can be used in edible oils and fats, dairy products, confectionery and baked goods.It can also be used as a spice in a variety of soups, drinks and seasonings. For example, when adding cocktails and juices, add a proper amount of rosemary extract to give the drink a special flavor.
02. Medical field
Rosemary is warm and fragrant, with refreshing, calming and soothing headaches.As early as 1990, rosemary has been put on the market as a drug for anti-inflammatory, liver-protecting, antipyretic and analgesic.In Europe and the United States, rosemary extract has been developed into various nutritional tablets, capsules, and used as antioxidants in fish oil-based health products.
03. Cosmetics field
“Natural”, “plant” and “organic” have always been hot words in the field of cosmetics. Rosemary extract can be used in skin care products to achieve sputum stains, anti-oxidation, and increase skin elasticity. In addition, rosemary extract can also promote scalp blood circulation, help to improve hair loss, moisturizing hair, which is why many cosmetics now add rosemary ingredients.