- Latin Name: Cistanche Tubulosa
- CAS No.: 61276-17-3
- Active Ingredient: Vervacoside – Echinacoside
- Specification: 1.1, 5:1, 10:1, 9%, 25%, 50%
- Test Method: HPLC
- Appearance: Fine brownish yellow powder
Cistanche Tubulosa is a holoparasitic desert plant species in the genus Cistanche. The plant lacks chlorophyll and obtains nutrients and water from the host plants whose roots it parasitizes. The plant is grown in the Taklamakan desert and is traditionally used for medicines and foods in China.
A recent study found a combination of Cistanche Tubulosa and Laminaria Japonica extracts to be “promising substances for promoting health of the scalp and hair treatment”.
It is mainly used for: sexual health, constipation, immune sustem improvement, reinforcing power and strengthening kidney.