Plant extracts contain bioactive compounds such as polyphenols, flavonoids, and many other chemicals that play an important role in preventing and treating disease. With the development of biotechnology, pharmacologically active substances have been identified which are responsible for the prevention and treatment of diseases, and how they intervene or cure diseases.
Globally, around 75% of the population from developing and developed countries such as the UK, Germany, and France use plants and their extracts as medicines. Of the 150,000 plants under study, important components of medical clinical significance have been observed in many of them.
Healthcare foods, especially those derived from plant extracts, have always been popular, but there are some misunderstandings. When choosing, healthcare food refers to food that should have clear active ingredients, measurable content, mechanism of action, and positive clinical effect.
With the development of healthcare food, new technology, and new technology of various food products. New processes and extraction technologies for plant extracts are also being continuously applied.