Our product is refined from the tea seed(camellia seed) and it is shaped in powder. Camellia
seeds contain 11 to 15% tea saponin, which can be extracted from virgin camellia oil or tea seed cake with special organic solvent.
Saponins are glycosides of steroids, steroid alkaloids (steroids with a nitrogen function) or triterpenes found in plants, especially in the plant skins where they form a waxy protective coating. Saponins are natural surfactants, or detergents. They dissolve in water to form a stable soapy froth; this is thought to be due to their amphiphilic nature. The word Sapon means soap, referring to the permanent froth saponins make on being mixed with water.
However, camellia saponin’s basic structure is composed by sapogenin (C30H50O6), aglycon and organic acid, which is a kind of pentacyclic triterpene saponin.Its molecular formula is C57H90O26,molar weight is 1191.28. Pure tea saponin is colorless, minute columnar crystalloid. Melting point is 223～224℃(433.4～435.2℉). Can be easily dissolved in hydrous methanol, hydrous ethanol, ethanol, n-butylalcohol, glacial acetic acid, acetic anhydride, pyridine and other organic solvent, but can not be dissolved in ether, chloroform, acetone and so on.
Saponins are believed to be useful in the human diet for controlling cholesterol, but some (including those produced by the soapberry) are poisonous if swallowed and can cause urticaria (skin rash) in many people. Any markedly toxic saponin is known as a sapotoxin. It is not only effective in decontamination, foaming, emulsification, decentralization and saturation, but also with function of diminishing inflammation, easing pain and resisting epiphyte, which is widely used in food, drink, chemical, medicine, pesticide, rubber, film, building materials, extinguish material, hair care products and so on.
Saponins are used as emulsifier: the tea saponin paraffin emulsifier(TS-80 emulsifier) has been widely used in building board industry. Because of small granularity emulsion, level off degree and good stability ,the emulsion's character is much better than general emulsifier such as: alkyl sodium sulfonate, sodium oleate and ammonium oleate.
They are excellent detergent: it is a natural nonionic surfactants, be non-poisonous compound after enzymolysis, which can avoid polluting the environment. Tea saponin is a strong decontamination without limitation of Water hardness. Be made shampoo to protect hair, wash hair, eliminate inflammation and stop itching. When it is used as detergent to wash cloth, woolen sweater and fabric, it possesses not only cleansing ability, but also make the cloth fadeless, fresh, bright and soft.
They produce foam: with strong ability of absorbing carbon dioxide, tea saponin not only can be used as foam for foam rubber in rubber industry, for foam fire extinguisher in fire industry, but also can be replacement of other industry material, such as foam stabilizer in concrete industry to deduct manufacturing cost, accelerating-foam for cold drink and beer industry. Saponins have commercial applications such as ore separation in industrial and mining operations, and are useful in products such as photographic emulsions, cosmetics, and shampoos.
With function of relieving a cough and dispelling phlegm, tea saponin can stimulate human windpipe mucous membrane, increase secretion. It can also be used as diuretic and medicating emulsifier. In the diet, phytochemical saponins have a wide spectrum of activity as antifungal and antibacterial agents, lowering of blood cholesterol, and inhibition of cancer cell growth.
Besides, it can also be nature and organic pesticide in agriculture industry.
Appearance Light yellow powder
Foam Highness 160-190mm
Surface Tension 47-51mN/m
Contact Name: Ivy Chen
Company Name: Changsha Xianshanyuan Agriculture & Technology Co., Ltd
Street Address: Room17-22 28/f Centre
Of City, 235 Wuyi Rd, Changsha, Hunan,
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