Cosmetic Ingredients

Cosmetic Ingredients

Ferulic Acid

  •   Botanical Source: Rice Bran
  •   Spec: Ferulic Acid 98%
  •   Appearance: Off-white to white fine powder
  •   Particle Size: 95% pass 80 mesh
  •   Test Method:HPLC
  •   Extract solvent: Ethanol


Ferulic Acid, first found in rice bran oil, is a phenolic acid widely found in plants. Ferulic acid has good biological activity, so it has high application value in health care products and cosmetics.

Ferulic acid is an organic compound found in the cell walls of certain plants. Rich in antioxidants such as vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E, ferulic acid is most often found in anti-aging skin creams, where is it believed to neutralize free radicals that damage and age cells. Ferulic acid can also be taken by mouth as a dietary supplement, which alternative medicine practitioners believe can prevent or treat high blood pressure, diabetes, and other diseases influenced by oxidative stress.

Product Name Ferulic Acid
Botanical Source Rice Bran
Spec Ferulic Acid 98%
Appearance Off-white to white fine powder
Particle Size 95% pass 80 mesh
Test Method HPLC
Extract solvent Ethanol
Certified Kosher, HALAL, FDA, ISO
Quality Non-GMO, Non-irradiation, Allergen Free, BSE/TSE Free
Shelf Life 24 Months


Function of Ferulic Acid

  • anti-oxidation

Ferulic acid has strong antioxidant and oxygen free radical scavenging effects, and has the effect of inhibiting tyrosinase activity, which can delay skin aging and whiten skin. In addition, ferulic acid has sun protection ability, and has good ultraviolet absorption near 290-330 nm, which can prevent and reduce the damage of ultraviolet rays of this wavelength to the skin.

  • blood lipid lowering

Ferulic acid can competitively inhibit the activity of valonate-5-pyrophosphate dehydrogenase in the liver and inhibit the synthesis of cholesterol in the liver, thereby achieving the purpose of lowering blood lipids.

  • Antibacterial and anti-inflammatory

The inhibitory effect of ferulic acid on bacteria is more broad-spectrum. It has been found that ferulic acid can inhibit Shigella sonnei, Pneumococcus, Enterobacter, Escherichia coli, Citrobacter, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, etc. The reproduction of pathogenic bacteria and 11 microorganisms that cause food spoilage.

Application of ferulic acid in biology, medicine and industry

As an effective natural antioxidant, ferulic acid is highly safe and is widely used in food, cosmetics and new drug research and development. In recent years, due to the obvious antioxidant, whitening and anti-inflammatory effects of ferulic acid, it has also begun to be valued in the cosmetics industry.

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