Monthly Archives: February, 2015

Centella Asiatica Description

Centella Asiatica grows in close addled areas.The stems are slender, bit-by-bit stolons, blooming to reddish-green in color, abutting plants to anniversary other. It has long-stalked, green, angled apices which accept bland arrangement with palmately netted veins. The leaves are borne on pericladial petioles, about 2 cm. The rootstock consists of rhizomes, growing angular down. They are creamish in blush and covered with basis hairs.

The flowers are white or pinkish to red in color, built-in in small, angled bunches (umbels) abreast the apparent of the soil. Anniversary annual is partly amid in two blooming bracts. The hermaphrodite flowers are minute in admeasurement (less than 3 mm), with 5-6 corolla lobes per flower. Anniversary annual bears 5 stamens and two styles. The bake-apple are densely reticulate, appropriate it from breed of Hydrocotyle which accept smooth, ribbed or warty fruit.The crop matures in three months, and the accomplished plant, including the roots, is harvested manually.

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Ammonium Glycyrrhizinate Description


Ammonium Glycyrrhizinate can calmly be congenital in the baptize appearance of the formulation. It is hardly acrid in water, actual hardly acrid in anhydrous ethanol, about baffling in acetone. Monoammonium glycyrrhizinate is the capital basic of glycerrhizin, the appropriate additive of licorice roots from the bulb Glycyrrhiza glabra. Since decades the accustomed extracts of licorice basis are acclimated as additives or alive capacity in food, cosmetics and biologic products.

Lutein benefit for eyesight health, better vision

The account of these two carotenoids is to blot ablaze in the blue-green arena of the arresting spectrum. In bodies their roles are to advance beheld action and to act as antioxidants in adjustment to assure the birthmark from accident by oxidative stress. Of the abounding carotenoids circulating in animal sera, alone lutein and zeaxanthin are accumulated throughout the tissues of the eye. Within the eye, they ability their accomplished absorption in the axial retina, area eyes is at its sharpest.

Lutein and zeaxanthin are xanthophyll carotenoids broadly broadcast in tissues and are the arch carotenoids in the eye lens and macular arena of the retina. Epidemiologic studies advertence an changed accord amid xanthophyll assimilation or cachet and both avalanche and age-related macular decline advance these compounds can play a careful role in the eye.

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