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Sage Antioxidant extract 35 (organic), DE-ÖKO-013
Product-No.: 063.018


Raw Material:
Salvia triloba (syn. fruticosa) – Leaves, dried, from organic farming

Production:
By supercritical fluid extraction with natural carbon dioxide with addition of a small amount of ethanol (organic) as entrainer, no inorganic salts, no heavy metals, no reproducible microorganisms [1]. The CO2-extract is standardised with pure sunflower oil (organic).

Ingredients:
> 15 % Antioxidative reference compounds: Phenolic diterpenes carnosic acid and carnosol calc. as carnosic acid with > 11 % of carnosic acid, total volatile flavour compounds < 3 %, ethanol < 2 %. Application:
Due to the diterpenes carnosol and carnosic acid content, the extract has antioxidant and antimicrobial properties [2,3].*

Sage extract has a characteristic flavour, which suits well to meat and poultry products. The use as spice extract in other foods is also possible.*

It can also be used as a flavouring component in food supplements.*

The antioxidant carnosic acid contained in the extract can reduce oxidative changes in skin surface lipids when applied to the skin. Therefore the product is suitable as an ingredient in cosmetic skin care products, especially in anti-aging products [2].*

Literature:
[1] P. Manninen, E. Häivälä, S. Sarimo, H. Kallio : Distribution of microbes in supercritical CO2 extraction of sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) oils : Zeitschrift für Lebensmitteluntersuchung und -Forschung / Springerverlag (1997) 204: 202-205
[2] Simona Birtic, Pierre Dussort, François-Xavier Pierre, Antoine C. Bily, Marc Roller : Carnosic acid : Phytochemistry 115 (2015) 9–19
[3] Edwin N. Frankel, Shu-Wen Huang Robert Aeschbach and Elizabeth Prior : Antioxidant Activity of a Rosemary Extract and Its Constituents,Carnosic Acid, Carnosol, and Rosmarinic Acid, in Bulk Oil and Oil-in-Water Emulsion : J. Agric. Food Chem. 1996, 44, 131-135

* Statements summarise literature evidence and have informative character. They might be derived from in vitro or animal tests and thus not be substantiated for humans. Statements have not been evaluated by competent authorities and do not refer to finished products. The marketer of any finished product containing any FLAVEX extract as ingredient is responsible for assuring that the claims made for his product are lawful and comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the country in which the product is to be sold.