Echinacea Purpurea Extract

Product name: Echinacea Purpurea Extract

Botanical Source: Echinacea Purpurea L..

Part Used: Aerial Parts

Extraction Solvents: Ethanol & Water

Identification: A Thin-layer Chromatographic Identification test


Assay: Polyphenol 4%-7%, Cichoric acid 2%, 4%, Echinacoside 2%, 4%


This is a native plant of North America. It had been planted over the world.

It is a kind of herbal medicine which is mainly used in the treatment of diseases such as colds, cough and upper respiratory tract infection. Echinacea is widely used in the United States and Europe, it is generally considered could enhance the immunological function, because it containing a variety of active ingredients, so it can stimulate the human white blood cells and other immune cell activity,

and improve the body’s own immune system.

Function and Application:

1.Anti-inflammatory, Prevention and treatment of respiratory tract infections.

2.Immune regulation and immune promotion function.

3.Treatment of trauma, ulcer inflammation and other skin diseases.


  1. The raw plant can be used as the animal feed.
  2. The extract has been used in the capsule, tablets and ointment.


Technical Data Sheet Of Echinacea Purpurea Extract

Product Name Echinacea Purpurea Extract
Botanical Source Echinacea Purpurea L.
Part Used Flower
Extraction Solvents Water & Ethanol
Assay: Polyphenols

Cichoric acid




2%, 4%

Appearance Greenish Yellow Fine Powder
Odor & Taste Characteristic
Identification A.Thin-layer chromatographic identification test


Particle size 100%Through 80 mesh sieve
Loss on drying ≤5.0%
Residue on Ignition ≤5.0%
Heavy Metals ≤20ppm
Lead (Pb) ≤2.0ppm
Arsenic (As) ≤1.0ppm
Mercury (Hg) ≤0.1ppm
Cadmium (Cd) ≤1.0ppm
Pesticide Residues USP40<561>
Solvents Residue USP40<467>
Total Plate Count ≤1000cfu/g
Yeast & Mold ≤100cfu/g
E.coli Negative
Salmonella Negative