Usnic acid


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Usnic acid

Usnic acid is extracted from Usnea, Usnea, also known as old man’s beard, is not a plant but a lichen—a symbiotic relationship between an algae and a fungus. The entire lichen is used medicinally.

Features

Latin Name: Usnea diffracta Vain/Usnea longissina Ach
Specification: 5:1,10:1, 20:1; 98% Usnic Acid
Part Used: Thallus
Appearance: Brown fine powder

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Basic Information

Product Name: Usnic acid
Latin Name: Usnea diffracta Vain/Usnea longissina Ach
Specification: 5:1,10:1, 20:1; 98% Usnic Acid
Part Used: Thallus
Appearance: Brown fine powder
Active Ingredent: Piperazine (as 4-Mythylpiperazine)
CAS NO: 109-01-3
Molecular Formula: C5H12N2
Molecular Weight: 100.1

Function

Usinic acid is extracted from Usnea, Usnea, also known as old man’s beard, is not a plant but a lichen—a symbiotic relationship between an algae and a fungus. The entire lichen is used medicinally. Usnea looks like long, fuzzy strings hanging from trees in the forests In natural remedies, especially in the veterinary medicine, Usnic Acid is used in powders and ointments for the treatment of infections of the skin. Usnic acid as a pure substance has been formulated in creams, toothpaste, mouthwash, deodorants and sunscreen products, in some cases as an active principle, in others as a preservative.

Application

Usnic acid powder is extracted from Usnea. Usnea looks like long, fuzzy strings hanging from trees in forests. In natural remedies, especially in the veterinary medicine, usnic acid powder is used in powders and ointments for the treatment of infections of the skin. As a pure substance,it  has been formulated in creams, toothpaste, mouthwash, deodorants and sunscreen products, in some cases as an active principle, in others as a preservative.
Usnic acid powder is extracted from Usnea. It is used as an antibacteria agnet in cosmetics and ointments to prevent skin infection. It is also used in formulating deodorant, mouth-care products.

Specifications Sheet

ANALYSISSPECIFICATIONRESULTS
AppearanceWhite powderComplies
OdorCharacteristicComplies
Assay (HPLC)≥98%98.5%
Sieve analysisNLT 95% pass 80 meshComplies
Loss on Drying≤5.0%3.15%
Ash≤5.0%2.15%
Heavy Metal
Pb<2ppmComplies
As<2ppmComplies
Hg<2ppmComplies
Residual SolventEur.PharmComplies
Microbiology
Total Plate Count<1000cfu/gComplies
Yeast & Moulds<100cfu/gComplies
E.ColiNegativeComplies
SalmonellaNegativeComplies
SalmonellaNegativeComplies

Shipping & Storage

Delivery:Sea/Air Shipping & International Express

Shipping Time: 2-3 working days after payment

Package: 1-5kg/Aluminum foil bag, size: 22cm (Width)*32cm (Length)

15-25kg/Drum, size: 38cm (Diameter)*50cm (Height)

Storage: Kept away from strong light and heat.

Shelf Life: 24 months

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