- Family Verbenaceae
- Native to South America and introduced to Europe
- Relaxing, carminative and digestive properties
Lippia citriodora extract rich in Verbascoside.
The polyphenol Verbascoside is obtained from Lippia citriodora. Verbascoside, also known as Acteoside, is spontaneously produced by Lippia citriodora as a defence agent, mainly to protect itself against insect and parasite attacks and UV radiation.
ABR, through its NATRISE® biotechnology platform, produces purified, standardised and highly concentrated Verbascoside from suspended cell cultures of Lippia citriodora.
The production of Verbascoside with NATRISE® safeguards the plant of origin, Lippia citriodora, as only a tiny portion of it is needed to start the cell line. Moreover, production is completely independent of seasonality, climatic changes and the plant’s vegetative cycle and takes place in a controlled, sterile environment.
Novel Food authorised ingredient.
ACTEOS 10P Verbascoside, titrated at 10%, produced by ABR with the NATRISE® Platform from cell suspension cultures of Lippia citriodora. ACTEOS 10P is a Novel Food certified ingredient.
ACTEOS 10P is supplied freeze-dried in 1 kg packs.
NATRISE® Platform (plant cell suspension cultures)
Industry of application
Intended for B2B nutraceutical applications
Lippia citriodora extract
The use of Verbascoside has been the subject of numerous studies investigating its potential benefits on human health.
Antioxidant power of Verbascoside
|ORAC VALUE *|
|ACTEOS 10P||179 145|
|Acai berries||102 700|
|Ginger powder||28 811|
|Goji berries||25 300|
|Ginger roots||14 840|
Comparison between the ORAC level of Echinacoside – ACTEOS 10P – and that of certain foods and plants.
The ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) classification expresses the antioxidant power of foods.
Source: Nutrient Data Laboratory, Agriculture Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC) of Selected Foods – 2007 – 2010.
* µM Trolox for 100g food