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Symplocos Racemosa bark Extract powder

  • Latin Name:   Symplocos Racemosa Rooxb L.
  • Synonyms:   Lodhra, Akshibhaishajya, Rodhra, Shavaraka, Sthoolavalkala, Tirita, Tilva, Galava
  • Part of Used:   Bark
  • Specifications:   30:1 TLC/Triterpenes 10% UV / N-coumaroyldopamine 6% HPLC
  • Appearance:   Brownish Yellow fine powder
  • Application:   Medicine, food additive, dietary supplement
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Product name

Symplocos Racemosa bark Extract powder

Latin Name

Symplocos Racemosa Rooxb L.

Active ingredients



Lodhra, Akshibhaishajya, Rodhra, Shavaraka, Sthoolavalkala, Tirita, Tilva, Galava


Brownish Yellow fine powder

Part used



30:1 TLC/Triterpenes 10% UV / N-coumaroyldopamine 6% HPLC

Main benefits

antitumor effect, antioxidant, antiarthritic and antibacterial.

Applied industries

Medicine, food additive, dietary supplement

What is Symplocos Racemosa bark Extract powder?

 Lodhra is botanically named as Symplocos racemosa. Symplocos racemosa is an evergreen tree, with white to yellowish flowers, and purplish black drupes. Leaves are dark green above, orbicular, elliptic oblong, and glabrous above. It belongs to the genus Symplocos and family Symplocaceae.

Symplocos racemosa is a medicinal plant. Its bark is used to treat various ailments. The stem bark has anti-inflammatory properties. The chemical constituents of the Symplocos racemosa bark led to the isolation of two new phenolic glycosides, Symconoside A and Symconoside B. The important chemical constituents of Symplocos racemosa are flavonoids, tannins, loturine, loturidine, and colloturine. Symplocos racemosa is proven to contain the dithiadiazetidin namely symploate, as well as linoleic acid, oleic acid, salireposide, symplocososide, betasito- glycoside, symponoside, symplososide, symploveroside, benzoylsalireposide and salireposide. The scientific literature data also proves the presence of phenolic glycosides, salireposide and benzoyl salireposide, which are found to be present in ethyl acetate extract 

Health Benefits of Symplocos Racemosa bark Extrac

Symplocos racemosa is a widely used as ayurvedic remedy for various ailments. It is also known as lodhra and is used as a single drug or in multi-component preparations. . It possesses cardiotonic, antipyretic, antihelmintic and laxative properties. It is beneficial in billow fever, urinary discharge, blood troubles, burning sensations, leucoderma, and jaundice. In traditional medicine the bark is also useful in bowel complaints such as diarrhoea, dysentery, liver complaints, fever, ulcer etc.

The bark of this plant also possesses anticancer activity. A study has been also carried out to evaluate the antitumor activity of the Symplocos Racemosa bark Extract powder against Ehrlich’s Ascites Carcinoma (EAC) in mice. Treatment with Ethanolic extract decreased the tumor volume and viable cell count thereby increasing the lifespan of EAC bearing mice. The study indicates that the  Symplocos Racemosa bark Extract powder exhibited antitumor effect by modulating lipid peroxidation and augmenting anti-oxidant defence system in EAC bearing mice.

In addition, researchers have evaluated the antibacterial effect of Symplocos Racemosa bark Extract powder against acne inducing bacteria. Symplocos racemosa is used in Medicine for various female disorders. In vivo effect of Symplocos Racemosa bark Extract powder on serum FSH and LH levels in immature female Sprague–Dawley rats under basal conditions has been observed. There are also lots of scientific literature data proving the different pharmacological activity of Symplocos Racemosa bark Extract powder, for example, gonadotropin releasing, antioxidant, antiarthritic and antibacterial.