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BioKesum

 

 

BIOKESUM™ STANDARDISED KESUM EXTRACT

BioKesum ™ is a patented (Malaysian Patent Pending: PI2012003882), freeze-dried standardized water extract of Kesum with very high level of antioxidants properties and are a good source of natural antioxidants. It is:

 

  • A powerful antioxidant – high DPPH and ORAC value
  • Standardized on flavanoids: Quarcetin 3-glucoronide >0.4%, Quercitrin >0.1%
  • Freeze-dried aqueous extract
  • An antioxidant, anti-collagenase and pro-cognition properties

 

Kesum (Polygonum minus)

 ‘Kesum’ (Polygonum minus/Pesicaria minor) is an indigenous plant of South East Asia commonly available in Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia. Traditionally used to flavor soups and dishes, it is also consumed as salad or ‘ulam’ (a Malaysian practice where raw plants are consumed on-the-side complementing rice dishes). Kesum leaves have been shown to have the highest total phenolic content amongst other ‘ulam’ plants (Huda-Faujan et al., 2007).

A popular ingredient in maintaining youth (a popular term in Malaysia is ‘awet muda’, literally meaning preserving youth), its other proposed benefits include aiding digestion, alleviating dandruff and as a post-partum tonic.

 

Market Opportunity

BioKesum ™  is an aqueous freeze-dried extract that is very high in anti-oxidant properties that can be used for anti-aging, and cognition.
 

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