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Catalog No.
Name Specifications Package
OCT-60 60% Octacosanol grams to kilograms
OCT-80 80% Octacosanol


OCT-90 90% Octacosanol
NE01-001D OCT-95 95% Octacosanol

Prospect of the market

Octacosanol is the active ingredient in sugar cane, wheat germ oil, spinach, and other natural sources.  It is used to increase endurance, stamina & vigor.  It can be used to make various kinds of health foods, and widely used in the trades of candy, cake, beverage, etc.  It is also suitable for developing new generation of sport beverage and high energy drinks. The global similar products are popular. 
Molecular formula:
CAS 557-61-9
Molecular weight 410.8
Appearance White powder or scale flaky crystal
Solubility dissolve in organic solvents, such as hot ethanol, ether, benzene, toluene, chloroform, bi-chlorine methane, petroleum ether, etc., not dissolve it in water. Steady to acid, alkali, reducing agent.  Not hygroscopic.
Sift eye analysis 80 eyes
Moisture content ≤ 10%
Ash ≤ 5%
Heavy metal ≤ 10 ppm
Total fatty alcohol ≥ 90 %
bacteria ≤ 1000 cfu/g
Mould and saccharomycete ≤ 100 cfu/g
colon bacillus No
Salmonella No
Physiological function

Octacosanol lowers blood calcium formation.  It can be used to treat high blood calcium-induced osteoporosis, high cholesterol and high blood lipoprotein.  It also enhances the sexual behaviors. Cosmetics containing Octacosanol promote skin circulation and liven up the blood cells, diminish inflammation, and prevent and cure the some skin diseases (such as beriberi, eczema, acne and itch).

1) Increase endurance, stamina & vigor:

  • Strengthen endurance, the energy and physical power.

  • Improve muscle strength (muscle function); alleviate the muscle pain, reduce the muscle to rub.

  • Shorten the neuronal response time of skin, improve the response.

  • Strengthen the heart function.

  • Improve the basic metabolism rate.

  • Strengthen the resisting to the stresses, such as high mountain, etc.

  • Reduce systolic blood pressure.

  • Improve blood oxygen carriage efficiency, reduce oxygen consuming rate.

2) Safety:

  • The safety of Octacosanol is extremely high. Through the white mouse oral tests, the LD50 of Octacosanol is above 18000 mg/kg, which is higher than that of table salt ( LD50 of the salt is 3000mg/kg).

3) Dosage :

  • The dosage of Octacosanol is very small: about 5-10mg per day for adults.  The ideal effects can be achieved by its application for 6-8 weeks.

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