Ursolic Acid HPLC
Herb Sourse：Leaf of Ligustrum lucidum Ait.
Molecular Weight & Molecular Formula：C30H48O3；456.68
Melting Point & Solubility： mp283～287℃，Insoluble in water and petroleum ether. Soluble in methanol，alcohol， hot glacial acetic acid and 2% alcohol NaOH. Freely soluble in pyridine and dioxane.
Ursolic Acid is a pentacyclic triterpenoid that is very widely distributed in food products and herbs.
Pharmacology：Tranquilizing, anti-inflammatory, antibiosis , antitumor, hepatoprotective, antiulcer, antimicrobial, anti-hyperglycemia, anti-hyperlipidemic, anthelone , antioxidizable and therapy diabetes. Ursolic acid was exclusively used as emulsifying agents in pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and food preparations
1. Reduce blood fat and blood pressure;
3. Improve the circulation of coronary;
4. Anti-cancer and antioxidant.
Health Benefits of Ursolic acid:
Ursolic acid has medicinally action, both topically and internally. Ursolic acid is used in many cosmetic preparations for its anti-inflammatory, antitumor and antimicrobial properties.
Ursolic acid has antibacterial and antifungal activity. Tests have shown that Ursolic acid inhibits the growth of Candida albicans and Microsporium lenosum.
Ursolic acid has anti-inflammatory properties and is used in ointments to treat burns.
Topical application of ursolic acid inhibited TPA-induced initiation and promotion of tumor growth.