Beetroot Extract Red Pigment
● Name :Beetroot Extract Pigment
● Source: Beetroot
● Botanical Name : Beta vulgaris L
● Extract part: Root
● Assay:Color Value (EL%1cm535±5nm)NLT50
● Composition ratio:4 to 1
● Appearance: Fine Red powder
● Country of origin:P.R. China
Raw Beet Root Powder provides a wide range of nutrients, but its most significant phytochemical is betaine. This plant chemical helps the liver and kidneys recycle the amino acid methionine to maintain the body's stores of s-adenosyl-methionine, more commonly known as SAM-e. Betaine also helps the liver process fat. This prevents the accumulation of fatty tissues in the liver (steatosis), especially in heavy drinkers, and it also helps moderate triglycerides and LDL cholesterol in the blood. The American Heart Association, recommends beet juice to promote healthy blood pressure.
Physical and Chemical Properties
Fine Red powder
Typical to botanical
Typical to botanical
90% pass 80 mesh
2g / 525°C / 5hrs
≤ 2 ppm
≤ 1 ppm
≤ 3 ppm
≤ 1 ppm
Total heavy metals
≤ 10 ppm
Total plate count
≤ 10000 cfu/g
Yeasts & Molds
≤ 1000 cfu/g
High Temperature & High Pressure Short time (5" - 10")
Packaging | Storage
Carton drum | inner double layer plastic bag
Store in well-closed container away from heat,sunshine and moisture
24 months in original packaging and store away from direct sun light
This technical data sheet is in compliance with USA and EU food regulations
The beetroot also known as the beet ,red beet, table beet, garden beet or golden beet ,is the taproot portion of the beet plant . It is several of the cultivated varieties of Beta vulgaris grown for their edible taproots and their leaves (called beet greens). As a common ingredient in dietary ,beetroots are eaten either boiled, roasted or raw, either alone or combined with any salad vegetable.In recent years there has been a growing interest in the biological activity of beetroot and its potential utility as a health promoting and disease preventing functional food. It havs used as a food colouring and as a medicinal plant.
Beetroot red pigment ranges from red-purple to deep-purple with a characteristic odor.
This pigment is water-soluble and stable in acidic and neutral solutions.It becomes yellow in alkaline solutions(pH>8). Beetroot red color is widely used for its bright tinct.
Despite traditional use of beetroot for antitumor, carminative, emmenagogue, and hemostatic properties,Data suggest a role as an antioxidant, as a natural source of nitrites, and a potential use in cardiovascular conditions, although evidence is limited.
Nowadays ,beetroot pigment is wildly used as food colorants and food additives ,scientific investigations show the potential in protecting cellular components from oxidative damage,lowing blood pressure, mediating human chronic myeloid leukemia cell line and treating liver injury .
2. Purifying the blood.The juice of beetroot is effective in lowering high blood pressure.
3. Betaine - plays an important role in the health of the cardiovascular system.
Betaine in beetroot is beneficial for those with hypochlorhydria, a medical condition characterized by low levels of stomach acid.
4.Good natural source of folate (also known as vitamin B9 & natural folic acid)
5.The research has proved beetroot benefits for skin.
6.It has also been contended that beetroot can help in fighting cancer causing compounds called nitrosamines.