Hops Extract

Hops gained acceptance in England as an ingredient in beer and as a medicinal herb in 17th century. Hops gives beer its distinctive taste and prevents bacterial growth.

Primary chemical constituents of this herb include humulone, lupulinic acid, bitter principle (lupulin), essential oil, valerianic acid, flavonoids (quercetin, rutin), choline, phytoestrogens, and tannin. Hops is rich in vitamin C and B-complex, and also contains various minerals. Many herbal preparations for insomnia combine Hops with more potent sedative herbs, such as valerian. Hops tea is recommended for conditions of nervous diarrhea, insomnia, and restlessness. The cold tea of Hops, taken an hour before meals, is particularly good for digestion. Hops can be made into a sachet and placed in ones pillowcase as a sleeping aid and nightmare preventive.

Hops is useful as a sleep inducer, has antioxidant activity, anti-inflammatory, estrogen-like properties, and potential anti-tumor activity. Furthermore, compounds in hops may reduce insulin resistance. Additional nutrients helpful for sleep include melatonin and tryptophan. 5HTP is a nutrient that helps with relaxation. Passion Flower and kava are herbs that help to calm nerves. Hops

Products name: Hops Extract  

Synonyms: Hop Flower Extract

Plant Source: Humulus lupulus

Active Ingredient: Total Flavonoids

Characteristics: Brown Powder


1> Total Flavonoids 5-10%   UV

2> Extract ratio 5:1 or Customized

Function and Benefits

1. the hormonal effect of hops were noticed when female gatherers of the plants got their menstrual cycles early

2. hops can also help to stimulate appetite , dispel flatulence, and relieve intestinal cramps, this herv can be usefully combined with valerian for coughs and nervous spasmodic conditions

3. hops also has diuretic properties and can be taken for various problems with water retention and excess uric acid.


1. Applied in food field, adding hops when brewing beer, due to its volatile oil so it has fragrant odor, and

having antiseptic effect;

2. Applied in health product field, to be made into capsule can effective relieve the tension of menopause,

upset, anxiety and other symptoms;

3. Applied in pharmaceutical field, for the treatment of acute tuberculous exudative pleurisy, tuberculosis and tuberculoid leprosy.