Plant Extraction

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Beyond beer: Exploring The Medicinal Potentials Of Hop Plants

Hops are arguably the most important ingredient in beer crafting. So much of the process, including taste, stability and antimicrobial protection of the beer depends on the hop plant. However there are many other applications we can derive from hops outside of alcoholic production. For instance when packaged as food supplements Humulus lupulus L. have …

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Gaining A Better Understanding Of Seaweed Composition Through Proper Preparation And Extraction Process

The study of seaweed biology is of particular interest in the scientific community after the plant was discovered to have various healing components, some of which are antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, cholesterol-lowering, antitumor, prebiotic, and antimicrobial. Seaweeds have unique functional compounds compared to land-based plants. They have a wide range of polysaccharides and hydrocolloids which can open …

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Key To Harnessing Medicinal Plants Lies in Proper Extraction Process

Interest in natural products as therapeutic drugs, traditional herbal remedies or edibles has led to a boom in plant extracts, either as pure compounds or standardized extracts. With the demand comes the need for proper analysis of the various types of bioactive compounds found in botanical and herbal preparations. This is achieved through a set …

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