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Crocetin gentiobiosylglucosyl ester; Crocin 3; Tricrocin
From various species of crocus (Crocus) and gardenia (Gardenia).
- Is a natural yellow to orange-red dye from plants
- According to a study, crocin has been shown to have aphrodisiac properties in laboratory rats
- Antiproliferative, antioxidant and potentially antidepressant effects were also determined
- The maximum effect is 160 – 320 mg/kg, but poisoning symptoms can occur in humans even at 60 mg/kg of saffron.
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Secondary Plant Ingredients
Secondary metabolites in plants are active plant ingredients, also called phytochemicals.. The demand for Phytochemicals is constantly growing not only for reference substances (for quality tests) , but for high purity ...