Moutan Cortex Extract- Paeonol

Paeony (Paeonia suffruticosa), known as “king of the flowers,” is a symbol of richness and honor in Chinese art, and was declared as the national flower in the Qing Dynasty. Paeony, in particular its root bark, has a long history of use in TCM for treating wounds and infections. Recent studies also reveal the anti-inflammatory property of peony root bark, largely due to its active compounds of paeoniflorin and paeonol. As for cosmetic application, peony root bark is increasingly valued as a natural whitening/anti-pigmentation ingredient.

Paeonol, a major phenolic component of Moutan Cortex, has various biological activities such as antiaggregatory, antioxidant, anxiolytic-anxiolytic-like, and anti-inflammatory functions. 

Paeonia suffruticosa is well known as the king of flowers in China, besides its important ornamental value, it has certain medical value. Paeonia suffruticosa root contains paeonol, methyl glucoside cyanine forcing, β-sitosterol and tannin. Paeonol has anti-inflammatory, sedative effect on skin and can be used as supplements for oral allergy of hormone. Moreover, its unique natural refreshing fragrance can help to eliminate bad breath. In the traditional Chinese medicine treatment, Paeonol ointment has obvious effect on treatment of acute eczema and itchy skin. In cosmetics, paeonol can inhibit oxygen free radicals, eliminate bruise and whiten skin.

  • Chemical Name: 2’-hydroxy-4’-methoxyacetophenone, 1-(2-hydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl)ethanone
  • CAS No.: 552-41-0
  • EINECS No.: 209-012-2
  • Molecular Formula: C9H10O3
  • Molecular Weight: 166.18
  • Purity: 99%
  • Testing method: HPLC
  • Character: white and light yellow, Crystalline Powder, light spicy flavor, Soluble in propylene glycol and hot water, Insoluble in cold water, volatile with water vapor.
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  • Small Pack 50g, 100g, 200g, 500g as your request;
  • MOQ: 100g.

Storage and Package: Keep in cool and dry place of room temperature, out of direct light and heat; in 25kg/drum, plastic bag inside, or 1kg/aluminum foil bag;

Shelf life: 24 months within proper storage.

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