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Trichosanthes Seed Extract

  • Latin Name:   Trichosanthes kirilowii Maxim
  • Synonyms:   Semen Trichosanthis, Gua Lou Zi ,Snakegourd Seed
  • Part of Used:   seed
  • Specifications:   5:1 10:1 20:1
  • Appearance:   Brown fine powder
  • Application:   Medicine, food additive, dietary supplement,sports nutrition
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Product name

Trichosanthes Seed Extract

Latin Name

Trichosanthes kirilowii Maxim

Active ingredients   

Saponins etc.


Semen Trichosanthis, Gua Lou Zi ,Snakegourd Seed


Brown fine powder

Part used



5:1 10:1 20:1


Main benefits

constipation, weight loss, Anti-cancer

Applied industries

Medicine, food additive, dietary supplement, sports nutrition 

What is Trichosanthes Seed Extract?

Trichosanthes seed comes from the trichosanthes, a gourd-like fruit found in China and other parts of Asia. All parts of the trichosanthes (fruit, roots, and seeds) are used in herbal preparations. However, different parts of the fruit are used to treat different conditions.

Chemical constituents of Trichosanthes Seed Extract?

Trichosanthes seed contains unsaturated fatty acids 16.8%, protein 5.46%, and contains 17 kinds of amino acids, three saponins, a variety of vitamins and calcium, iron, zinc, selenium and other 16 kinds of trace elements.

Benefits of taking Trichosanthes Seed Extract supplements:

Traditional Chinese medicine

According to traditional Chinese medicine precepts, trichosanthes seed has sweet and cold properties, and is associated with the Large Intestine, Lung and Stomach meridians. Trichosanthes seed has mild laxative properties, and is typically used to treat cases of mild constipation or dry stools. It can also be used internally or externally to help facilitate wound healing, and to help dispel parasites. It is also one of the most common herbs used in herbal medicine; dozens of well-known formulas incorporate trichosanthes seed or some other form of trichosanthes.

Modern Medicine

Expand coronary heart, increase coronary artery flow; The protection of acute myocardial ischemia has obvious effect; The in vitro proliferation and HIV has strong inhibition effect; Has a certain therapeutic effect of diabetes; For high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high cholesterol, have assisted effect; Can improve the body's immune function; And the effect of thin body beauty; Have purging effect.

Side effects and safety of Trichosanthes Seed Extract

Internal and excessive Trichosanthes Seed can cause stomach upset, vicious vomiting and abdominal diarrhea.

Dosage of Trichosanthes Seed Extract supplement:

Consult your physician if you have any questions about the proper use of Trichosanthes Seed Extract supplements.

Company Information:

Nutragreen Biotechnology Co., Ltd, a brand of Shanghai Lvshang Biotech Co., Ltd, is a GMP compliant and FDA registered manufacturer and supplier of raw materials of plant extracts, botanicals, herbs, especially Tradtional Chinese herbs. Trichosanthes Seed Extract is one of our most competitive ingredients with various specifications and stocks available all year round. You may leave a message below for more detailed information.