||Loquat Leaf Extract Corosolic Acid Powder
||2-alpha- hydroxyursolic acid
||Yellow-green powder, light yellow powder, white powder
||Store in cool & dry area, keep away from the direct light and heat
||Two years under well storage situation
The loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) is a species of flowering plant in the family Rosaceae, an ancient
fruit grown in Japan for the past 1,000 years which is probably native to the cooler hill regions of China
to south-central China.It is a large evergreen shrub or tree, grown commercially for its yellow fruit, and
also cultivated as an ornamental plant.Eriobotrya japonica was formerly thought to be closely related to
the genus Mespilus, and is still sometimes known as the Japanese medlar. It is also known as Japanese
plum and Chinese plum, also known as pipa in China.
Loquat syrup is used in Chinese medicine for soothing the throat and is a popular ingredient for cough
drops. The leaves, combined with other ingredients and known as pipa gao, it acts as a demulcent and an
expectorant, as well as to soothe the digestive and respiratory systems.
In Japan, loquat leaves are dried to make a mild beverage known as biwa cha by brewing them using the traditional
Japanese senjiru method. Biwa cha is held to beautify skin and heal inflammatory skin conditions such as psoriasis and
eczema and to heal chronic respiratory conditions such as bronchitis.Eaten in quantity, loquats have a gentle but noticeable
sedative effect, lasting up to 24 hours.
1. Diabetes: Its ability to lower blood sugar is attributed to its corosolic acid, a triterpenoid glycoside,
belived to facilitate glucose-transport into cells.
2. Weight loss: A common ingredient in weight-loss supplements / products as a metabolic enhancer.
3. Others: Used in the treatment of blood pressure, renal and immune system benefits. No toxicity has
been identified. Traditional uses include brewing tea from the leaves as a treatment for diabetes and
hyperglycemia (elevated blood sugar). The hypoglycemic (blood sugar lowering) effect of banaba leaf
extract is similar to that of insulin which induces glucose transport from the blood into body cells