Natural Usnic Acid 98%,Usnic Acid Sodium 95%,Usnea Extract

Natural Usnic Acid 98%,Usnic Acid Sodium 95%,Usnea Extract
Product Details

Apex Biotech Ltd is one of the leading China Usnic Acid manufacturer equipped with professional factory, welcome to wholesale Usnic Acid98%,Usnic Acid Sodium 95%.

Brief Introduction

Usnic acid is a naturally occurring dibenzofuran derivative found in several lichen species with the formula C18H16O7.

Product Name:Usnic Acid (Sodium)

Botanical Source: Usnea Dasypoga Ach

Used Part: Lichen

Specification: 95%,98% by HPLC

Cas No:7562-61-0

Appearance: Yellow Crystalline powder (Light yellow powder)

The health benefits of Usnic Acid 

It is a potent antibiotic effective against Gram-positive bacteria, including Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, and Pneumococcus, as well as some pathogenic fungi. It also exhibits antiviral, antiprotozoal, antimitotic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity. Other characteristics, like ultraviolet absorption, preserving properties, antigrowth, antiherbivore and anti-insect properties, have also been demonstrated.

The Application of Usnic Acid 

Usnic acid has been utilized in medicine, perfumery, cosmetics, and ecology.

Usnic acid has been included as an ingredient in creams, powders, toothpastes, mouthwash, deodorants, hair shampoos and sunscreen products. In some of these preparations, Usnic acid is employed as an active principle, in others as a preservative.

Usnic acid and its salt form, sodium usniate, have been marketed in the US as an ingredient in food supplements for use in weight reduction, although unsupported by solid scientific proof. These supplements, if taken according to label instructions, can supply daily oral doses of 10–1350 mg for adults.

Technical Information 

     Typical Chromatogram OF Usnic Acid98%


Packing: By 25kgs/drum, inner by double plastic bag.

Storage: Stored in a cool&dry well-closed container, keep away from moisture and strong light/heat.

Shelf life: Two years under well storage situation.


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