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Shikimic Acid

Type:Herbal Extract
Variety:Illicium Verum Extract
Extraction Type:Solvent Extraction

About Shikimic Acid Powder:

          Shikimic acid is a white crystal compound of nonnitrogenous acid found in various plants naturally.
        Shikimic acid has two kind functional groups in the same molecule, three hydroxyl groups and a carboxylic acid group, which are optically active. They can yield various kinds of esters and salts.The most important feature of cyclitol is that there are chiral isomers, key intermediates in the biosynthesis of aromatic compounds in living metabolism.
        Shikimic acid is a key intermediate in the biochemical pathway from phosphoenolpyruvic acid to tyrosine.


Product Name Shikimic Acid 
Active Ingredient ShiKimic Acid
Appearance White Powder
Specification 98%
CAS 138-59-0
Molecular Formula C7H10O5
Molecular Weight 174.151


1. Shikimic acid acts as anti-inflammatory ,analgesic;
2. Shikimic acid is also the basis raw materials of combating avian flu;
3. Anti-virus and anti-cancer; 
4. Inhibitng blood platelet assembling and thrombosis by affecting the metabolism of arachidonic acid.



1. Applied in food additive field;
2. Applied in pharmaceutical field;
3. Applied in health care product.





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