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Application Of Cinnamic Acid

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Dec. 16, 2019

Cinnamic acid, also known as β-phenyl acrylic acid, 3-phenyl-2-acrylic acid. It is an organic acid isolated from cinnamon or benzoin. Phenylacrylic acid produced by deamination of phenylalanine in plants. Mainly used in flavors and fragrances, food additives, pharmaceutical industry, beauty, pesticides, organic synthesis and other aspects. The Cinnamon Alcohol Supplier will talk about the application of cinnamic acid for everyone.


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1, flavor and fragrance

Can be used as fragrance mixture in soap, shampoo, washing powder, daily cosmetics. Cinnamic acid can be used to adjust apples and cherries. It can be used as apple flavor, cherry flavor, fruit flavor and flower flavor. It has the function of inhibiting the formation of black tyrosinase, and it has a certain blocking effect on ultraviolet rays. It can make brown spots lighter or even disappear. It is one of the essential ingredients in advanced sunscreen. Cinnamic acid itself is a kind of spice, which has a good aroma-preserving effect. It is usually used as a raw material for fragrance, which can make the aroma of the main spice more volatile, such as the application of Benzyl Cinnamate.


2, food additives

Cinnamic acid synthesizes L-phenylalanine by microbial enzyme method. Anti-mildew, antiseptic and sterilization using cinnamic acid can be applied to freshness and antisepsis in food, vegetables and fruits. Cinnamic Acid can be used in candied fruit, which can improve the taste and flavor, especially in food preservation and preservation, and has a pollution-free environmental protection preservative. Alternatives (sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate, etc.) can also be used in wine to make it bright. Cinnamic acid has a strong excitatory effect and can be widely added directly to all foods.


3, pharmaceutical industry

In the pharmaceutical industry, it can be used in the treatment of coronary heart disease, and chloramphenicol and cinnamophenazine, a local anesthetic, bactericide, hemostatic medicine, etc. It can also synthesize chloramphenicol and cinnamophenazine, used as spinal cone relaxant and antispasmodic. Mainly used for cerebral thrombosis, cerebral arteriosclerosis, coronary arteriosclerosis and other diseases. It can significantly inhibit the proliferation of lung adenocarcinoma cells. Cinnamic acid can be used in cosmetics. Tyrosinase is a key enzyme for melanin synthesis. It initiates a cascade reaction from tyrosine to melanin biopolymer. Cinnamic acid can inhibit the formation of tyrosinase and has a certain effect on ultraviolet light. It is one of the essential ingredients in advanced sunscreen that can make brown spots lighter and even disappear. The significant antioxidant effect of cinnamic acid is very effective in reducing the appearance of wrinkles. Cinnamic acid also has a good aroma-preserving effect. It is usually used as a raw material for fragrance and is used as a fixative in daily fragrance.


4, pesticide

In the agricultural industry, cinnamic acid is used as a growth promoter and long-lasting fungicide for fruit and vegetable preservation. In organic chemical synthesis, cinnamic acid can be used as a slow-release agent for galvanized sheet, heat stabilizer for polyvinyl chloride, cross-linking agent for polyurethane, flame retardant for hydantoin and polycaprolactam, and chemical analysis reagent. It is also a reagent for the determination of uranium and vanadium separation; it is also the main synthetic raw material of negative-type photosensitive resin. It mainly synthesizes laurate, polyvinyl alcohol cinnamate, polyvinyloxycinnamate and epoxy resin with pendant cinnamate. Used in plastics, it can be used as heat stabilizer for PVC, bactericidal, mildew and deodorant. It can also be added to rubber and foam plastic to make deodorant shoes and insoles. , Shoe polish, straw mat and other products to prevent mildew.


The above is the application of cinnamic acid, I hope to help everyone.