Many of us have no understanding of caffeic acid, most people only understand that it is a chemical product, and its nature, use, and so on are not very understand, Hangzhou Weibai Biotechnology Co., Ltd. to let you know more about caffeic acid information, the basic information of it is introduced as follows, users who need to know can read down.
Caffeic acid is an organic acid that exists in nature in the form of chlorogenic acid. The substances containing caffeic acid include coffee, honeysuckle, silver tree, artichoke, and other Chinese medicinal materials. The molecular formula of caffeic acid is C9H8O4, its molecular weight is 180.15, its CAS number is 331-39-5, and its EINECS is 206-361-2. It is yellow crystal in appearance. It is easy to dissolve in hot water, cold ethanol, and ethyl acetate but is only slightly soluble in cold water. Caffeic acid appears dark green in the ferric chloride solution and orange in its basic solution.
Caffeic acid can be widely used in cosmetics, medicine, organic synthesis, biochemical research, and other fields. Caffeic acid is also a phenolic acid compound, which has antiviral activity and antibacterial properties. It can be used in cosmetics, not only for whitening but also as an aid to oxidizing hair oil to increase shine. In the field of medicine, caffeic acid is mainly used in the prevention and treatment of internal and surgical bleeding, especially in the treatment of gynecological hemorrhagic diseases. In addition, it has a certain therapeutic effect on leukopenia, essential thrombocytopenia, aplastic leukopenia, and other symptoms caused by tumor diseases such as radiotherapy and chemotherapy.