What is Baicalin?
Baicalin is a commonly used health ingredient that is extracted from the root of Scutellaria Baicalensis, an East Asian flowering plant. It is sometimes referred to as Chinese Skullcap, Huang Qin, or Hooded Willow Herb. As an extract, it is best known for its use in traditional Chinese medicine as an anti-inflammatory agent and for its benefits in lowering blood pressure. Found in a range of health-promoting formulations, baicalin can also be a sleep regulator and stimulator for neurogenesis.
Baicalin is often applied in medicine as well as a range of other products and industries, including cosmetics, livestock and poultry feed, and more.
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Baicalin is a widely used antiviral and antibacterial ingredient in Chinese herbal medicine. It is most well known to be an important component of some reputed traditional medicines such as Puqin, Yinzhi huang, and Yinhuang.
Baicalin is a strong inflammation inhibitor, and as an herbal medicine, it has been used to treat psoriasis for centuries. Baicalin is also applied as an anti-inflammatory agent for the treatment of diseases such as asthma, bronchitis, hepatitis.
Baicalin is used as a functional ingredient in the beauty industry. It has many beneficial properties including antioxidation, whitening, freckle and acne removal, inhibition of fungi, and anti-allergy functions.
Livestock & Poultry Management
Baicalin is widely used as veterinary medicine and as a fodder in animal husbandry. It can treat respiratory infection, diarrhea, enteritis, mastitis, intestinal peristalsis, and other diseases. It also protects fetuses and reduces the risk of stillbirth.
With an advanced production and R&D system, HOWTIAN maintains stringent quality standards in accordance with the Chinese Pharmacopoeia, where quality requirements for moisture and microorganism content are stricter than those of traditional Pharmacopoeia standards. To lead the industry in quality standards, HOWTIAN utilizes only the most advanced production and inspection equipment for baicalin.
HOWTIAN has successfully been approved in the re-certification of the new version of GMP, ISO 9001, and ISO 14001.
CAS No.: 21967-41-9
Chemical formula: C16H12O5
Molecular weight: 284.26
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