Rosmarinic Acid

    Last Updated: September 28, 2022

    Rosmarinic Acid is a polyphenol similar to caffeic acid (found in coffee) and is in high levels in Perilla Oil and Rosemary, from which it draws its name. It is a general anti-oxidant and health compound, and seen as 'healthy'.

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    Rosmarinic acid is a plant-based compound found in a wide variety of spices, but most well known for being the active ingredient in Rosemary and Perilla Oil.

    It displays general anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory effects, and may protect against various forms of cancers. Additionally, it can be absorbed through the skin when in an ethanol base (typically perillyl alcohol).

    What are other names for Rosmarinic Acid

    Note that Rosmarinic Acid is also known as:
    • Rosmarinus Officinalis Extract
    • Rosemary Extract
    • Perilla Extract
    • Perilla Frutescens Extract
    Rosmarinic Acid should not be confused with:

    Dosage information

    A standard dose is 200-300mg active Rosmarinic acid (check source for extract percentage) for oral ingestion.

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    Examine Database References

    1. Eczema Symptoms - Lee J, Jung E, Koh J, Kim YS, Park DEffect of rosmarinic acid on atopic dermatitisJ Dermatol.(2008 Dec)
    2. Nasal Congestion - Takano H, Osakabe N, Sanbongi C, Yanagisawa R, Inoue K, Yasuda A, Natsume M, Baba S, Ichiishi E, Yoshikawa TExtract of Perilla frutescens enriched for rosmarinic acid, a polyphenolic phytochemical, inhibits seasonal allergic rhinoconjunctivitis in humansExp Biol Med (Maywood).(2004 Mar)