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Ursolic Acid

Ursolic Acid
Product Name : Ursolic Acid
Product ID : CAS NO: 77-52-1
Specification : 98%-HPLC
Packing : Aluminium Foil Bags / Drum (25kg)
Shipping Method : Air / Sea / Courier
MOQ : >50G
Sample requirement : Free or due to final agreement

Product Introduction

Ursolic acid is a lipophilic pentacyclic triterpenoid that identified in the epicuticular waxes of apples as early as 1920 and widely found in the peels of fruits and herbs in daily life such as rosemarry, basils, cranberries.Ursolic acid has been recently used in dietary supplement products for health food and body building industry.

Effects / Benefits / Uses

Recent study of Ursolic acid shows that it can blocked the muscle wasting effects of nerve injury and starvation, as well as increased muscle mass in healthy animals while simultaneously reducing body fat stores. 

A research published in Jun 20, 2012 shows that Ursolic Acid increases skeletal muscle and brown fat and decreases diet-inducedoObesity, glucose intolerance and fatty liver disease. The mice fed the high fat diet supplemented with ursolic acid gained less weight then the control rats and had substantially less stored body fat. However this research result is based on study on mice and there has been no clinical study demonstrating benefits to human health.

Other studies also claim that ursolic acid inhibits the proliferation of various cancer cell types by inhibiting the STAT3 activation pathway,and may also decrease proliferation of cancer cells and induce apoptosis.

Ursolic acid can be also used as a cosmetics additive as a starting material for synthesis of more potent bioactive derivatives, such as experimental antitumor agents.

Side Effects

As Ursolic acid can be found in natural fruit and herbs than we take daily, and it has been used in folk medicine for centuries, Ursolic acid has been consider to be safe and effective.





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