Effects of Cyanotis Arachnoidea Extract


Cyanotis arachnoidea is a herb which is found in southern China and southeast Asia Area. This plant is rich in ecdysterone, it can be used in cosmetic products, hypoglycemic product, food supplement, culture of shrimp, crab, silkworm and etc..


1. Effects for medicine and healthcare

Promote human collagen synthesis, cell growth, stimulate dermal cell division, eliminate cholesterol in the body; Anti-arrhythmia, anti-fatigue, reduce blood lipids, inhibit blood sugar rise; Its active ingredient 20-hydroxyecdyone has been proved to have direct hypoglycemic effect by clinical studies and is effective for type 2 diabetes.


2. Effects for cosmetics

Cyanotis arachnoidea extract ecdysterone, with strong permeability, can be dissolved in ethanol or conventional cosmetic solvent and can be quickly absorbed by the skin in the liquid state, with good exfoliation, freckle removal and whitening effect, can be combined with antibacterial and anti-inflammatory ginger extract and black pepper extract, and has a good repair effect on facial melasma, freckles, melanosis, etc. It also has an obvious effect on acne.


3. Effects for agriculture and aquaculture

1). Aquatic products: Cyanotis arachnoidea extract ecdysterone can make shrimp and crabs timely shelled, remove harmful parasitic organisms, thereby speeding up growth; Promote metabolism and protein synthesis in the body, enhance anti-stress; Significantly improve the consistency of shrimp and crab husking, effectively avoid killing each other, greatly improve the survival rate; The bactericidal and bacteriostatic ingredients contained in the product can effectively improve the ability of shrimp and crabs to resist diseases.


2). Breeding industry: Cyanotis arachnoidea extract ecdysterone can reduce the growth cycle of silkworm, make the cocooning frame neat and promote silkworm spinning cocooning.


3). Agricultural insecticide: Ecdysterone can affect the entire development stage of insects from hatching larvae to adults, so it controls or kills agricultural pests, and is also developed and applied as a pesticide.


4). Crop growth: Ecdysterone also has some effects on the physiological process of crops, and has good prospects for development and application in crop yield auxiliaries.