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Plant: Anethum graveolens (Dill)
- Ferulic acid is an organic compound found in various plants (e.g., stinkweed, dill, rice, grasses)
- Ferulic acid belongs to the group of phenolic acids
- From its structure is derived, among other things, the curcumin (intense orange-yellow dye) of turmeric.
- Uses: used as a starting material for the production of vanillin and of antimicrobial substances for soaps, fragrances and cosmetics
- Other uses:
- Wheat beer preparation
- Used in skin care products
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 ...