Rosemary Extract

Rosemary Extract is the mixture of natural antioxidant ingredients derived from rosemary leaf (Rosmarinus officinalis L.). It is new and most popular natural antioxidant used in food industries.

Rosemary Extract is the mixture of natural antioxidant ingredients derived from rosemary leaf (Rosmarinus officinalis L.). It is new and most popular natural antioxidant used in food industries.


Rosemary Extract is now mostly used as a safe and powerful antioxidant to extend shelf life of animal & vegetable oil and fat, oleaginous food, instant noodles, meat products and beverage products. Also it could be safely used in cosmetic products as natural antioxidant. Recent research indicates it also have benefits of immune adjustment,anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer.

  • Food & Beverage

    • Meat and meat products – Rosemary
    • Oils and fats
    • Fish and fish products
    • Spice blends
    • Sauces
    • Nuts and seeds
    • Bakery
    • Confectionary
    • Beverages
    • Milk and milk products
    • Fish oils
  • Nutraceutical – Nutrition and Health
    Available for use in Nutrition and Health products for its known antioxidants activity. The available products including most of the dietary supplements products.

    Cosmetic – Cosmetic and Personal Care
    Rosemary products have long history for use in Cosmetic and Personal Care. Our rosemary products are available for use in Cosmetic and Personal Care as natural antioxidants and anti-aging ingredients.

  • Rosemary Leaf Extract by FanPharma

  • Active Compounds

    Rosemary Extract is consists of phenolic diterpenoids, flavonoid and some triterpenes. They mainly include two kinds of ingredients:

    • Fat soluble ingredients: Carnosic Acid, Carnosol and Ursolic Acid
    • Water soluble ingredient: Rosmarinic Acid and Rosmanol

    Typical Available Specification 

    • Carnosic Acid 10%, 20%, 50%, 60%
    • Carnosol: 8%, 20%, 98%
    • Ursolic Acid: 10%, 20%, 98%
    • Rosmarinic Acid: 5%, 20%, 95%

    Product Form

    • Powder


Characteristic of Rosemary Extract as antioxidant in food related products:

  • Safe and natural: first choice for green foods
  • Stable and safe under high temperature: Rosemary Extracts work well under even up to 230℃, while synthetic antioxidants will result in pyrolysis, toxic and side effect. Rosemary Extract is fit for instant noodles, cake and other fried food.
  • Its antioxidant activity is 5-7 times of BHA, BHT and PG. Rosemary Extract is fit for animal oil and fat products, as well as fatty foods, especially fit for vegetable oil. It is the first choice of antioxidants for salad oil and blend oil.
  • It could inhibit growth of over 25 kinds of bacterials and moulds including Aspergillus flavus andEscherichia coli.
  • It doesn’t affect taste and color of food.
  • Raw material that added Rosemary Extract could bring in antioxidant activity to final products and still work with good antioxidant activity. It has very practical significance to fried and baked foods.
  • Good compounded ability: Rosemary Extract could be used together with tea polyphenols and some other antioxidants.

Benefits for functional food, dietary supplements and cosmetic products:

  • Rosemary Extract could eliminate free radicals, protect cell membrane and delay senescence in human body. It has synergistic effect when combined use with Vitamin C and Vitamin E.
  • Lower cholesterol levels, inhibit atherosclerotic: Rosemary Extract could restrain increasing of cholesterol in blood and liver, which could prevent atherosclerosis.
  • Reduce weight and fat: Rosemary Extract could stimulate and accelerate fat metabolism in human body through its antioxidant activity. It could lower blood pressure and stimulate excreting of lipid compounds which result in weight reduce. It is a natural and safe diet pill when combined using with anthraquinones ingredients like emodin or rhein.

Rosemary Extract VS other natural antioxidants (Tea Polyphenols, Rosemary Extract, Sodium Vitamin C, Vitamin C and Vitamin E)

Sodium Vitamin C, Vitamin C and Tea Polyphenols: water soluble antioxidants, not working to oil products.
Vitamin E: antioxidant activity to oil and fats products. But its cost is expensive.