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Hops Extract

Hops Extract
Hops Extract
Product Code : 20
Product Description

Hops Extract

Uses:

  • Hops are also used for various purposes in other beverages and herbal medicine
  • Hops are used extensively in brewing for their many purported benefits, including balancing the sweetness of the malt with bitterness, contributing a variety of desirable flavors and aromas
  • Hops have an antibiotic effect that favors the activity of brewer's yeast over less desirable microorganisms.
  • Hops are also used in herbal medicine in a way similar to valerian, as a treatment for anxiety, restlessness, and insomnia.

Technical Specifications

Classification


CAS number

8016-25-9

Organoleptics


Odour Type

Herbal

Odour Strength

Medium

Odour Description

Deep herbal green spicy leafy valerian

Properties


Appearance

Dark Green Semi solid

Shelf life

60.00 month(s) or longer if stored properly.

Storage

Store in cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light.

Ingredients as per G.C.



Volatile oils

1 1.5 %

Humulones(alpha acid)

37 - 47 %

Adhumulones

28 43%

Cohumulone

10 14%

Lupulin

30 35 %

Microbiological Testing


Total Plate Count

<1000/gm

Yeast & Mould

< 100/gm

E Coli

Absent

Salmonella

Absent

Heavy metals

< 10 ppm

Arsenic

< 1 ppm

Lead

< 2 ppm


Raw Material

The flower of Humulus Lupulus. This plant is cultivated all over Central Europe and in the U.S.A., particularly in California, Washington state and Oregon. Blends well with aldehydic bases.

Applications

In Cosmetic Industry, fragrance, antibacterial, sedatives in nutraceuticals.