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The main application of black currant seed extract

Sep 02, 2019

Black currant seed extract is from black currant.Ribesnigrum, the scientific name of black currant, is the fruit of the Saxifrage tea genus, which is a perennial shrub. The fruit is black, nearly spherical, sweet and sour, fragrant, nutritious, and they can be made into cool drinks, fruit wine, flavors and other products after processing. There have been hundreds of years of eating history abroad, and the country has a history of eight or nine decades. It is mainly distributed in the colder regions of the northern hemisphere (45° north latitude). Many countries are rich in black currant seed extracts, such as Poland, Britain, Germany, Russia, Hungary, France, the Netherlands, Sweden, and the United States. Among them, there are wild species and introductions.

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Black currant seed extract seeds contain  11.71% γ-linolenic acid, which is much higher than other fruits. The remaining fatty acid components were 7.29% palmitic acid, 2.72% stearic acid, 16.27% oleic acid, 42.52% linoleic acid, 14.75% alpha-linolenic acid, and 4.7% octadecaenoic acid. There are five main aroma components in black currant seed extract seeds: camphor, borneol acetate, eugenol, α-guaiacene, and hexadecene.


The ripe fruit of black currant seed extract is black small berries, which are rich in vitamin C and anthocyanins and can be eaten. It can also be processed into juice, jam, canned food, beverages and other foods. Black currant seed extract contains very rich vitamin C, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, calcium, anthocyanins, phenols. It can care gout, anemia, edema, arthritis, rheumatism, oral and throat diseases, coughing, and good effects on cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia.

Black currant seed extract contains rich protein and carbohydrates. Fructose can not only replenish energy, but also inhibit protein consumption in the body. It can be used for nutritional supplements for athletes and manual workers.

The pigment content in black currant seed extract is very rich, up to 4.53%. Black currant seed extract pigment is a water-soluble natural pigment, which belongs to anthocyanins and has strong tinting strength. The main components are anthocyanin-3-glucoside and anthocyanin-3 - Four major classes of rutin, delphinidin-3-glucoside, delphinidin-3-rutin. It can prevent thrombosis and arteriosclerosis caused by intravascular platelet coagulation.

The total phenolic content of the black currant seed extract juice reaches 2863mg/100g, and the antioxidant power reaches 27.86TEACmmol/100g, which gives it the function of scavenging free radicals and delaying the body's aging.

Black currant seed extract is rich in organic acids, especially citric acid. Such as citric acid. It can not only excrete the lactic acid accumulated in the blood, but also inhibit the production of new lactic acid, and cleanse the blood. In addition, it can increase appetite, restore physical strength, improve fatigue, improve constipation, calm the nerves, and solve the problem. Annoying and so on.

Black currant seed extract is not only a delicious, nutritious fruit, but also has a variety of health effects. Such as strong gums, protect the liver, improve visual function, blood and qi and anti-aging.

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