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Mimosa Extract


Latin name: Mimosa Pudica L./Mimosa Extract
English Name:Sensitive Plant, Humble Plant, Touch-me-not, Action Plant, Shme Plant
Part Used: Whole plant 
Specification: 5:1 10:1 20:1 
Appearance: Brown powder
Test Method: TLC

The nature, use and production process of mimosa extract.

Plant Extract

Mimosa extract to leguminous plants sensitive plant Mimosa pudica l. as raw material to extract the whole herb of active substances, including flavonoids, phenols, the bioactive polysaccharide, amino acid, organic acids and other trace elements, flavonoids can remove free radicals, resist lipid peroxidation, anti-aging, anti-tumor and have the physiological activity, such as lower blood fat enhance immunity has been used in medicine. This information is compiled by the fragrance cloud editor of chemical industry book.

Extract The Source

Mimosa pudica (Mimosa pudica l.).Summer and autumn, wash, cut, dried or fresh.Also known as shy grass, know the grass, scratches.Latin Mimosa.Sensitive plant ExtractSemi-shrub herb with a height of up to 1 m.There is a loose, bent hook and an inverted bristle.Leaf opposite, pinnate, leaf usually 4, fingered at the top of the total petiole;Petiole 1.5-4.0 cm long;Stipules lanceolate, 5-10 mm long, bristly;Small leaves 10~20 pairs, the touch is closed and pendulous;Small blade linear oblong, 8~13 mm long, apex acute, base near circular, slightly oblique, margin of sparsely bristly.Head inflorescences long, solitary or 2~3 in axils, ca. 1 cm in diameter;Flowers small, reddish;

Bracts linear, margin bristly;Calyx funnel shape, minute, short teeth cleft;Corolla bell, upper 4 lobes, lobes triangular, pubescent outside;Stamens 4, base connate, outspread petals;Ovary has short hilt, glabrous, style filiform, stigma small.Pod flat curved, ca. 14 mm long, apex beaked, 3~4 knots, each with 1 seed, pod limber, spiny, mature pod shedding.The seeds are broadly ovate.

Flowering period: 3-4 months, fruit period may – November.The cultivation of greenhouses in liaoning province.The whole plant of mimosa plant can be used as medicine, which has the effect of tranquilizing, stopping the bleeding and relieving the pain.Cure neurasthenia, insomnia, mimosa 6 grams, water decoction.Treat shingles, mimosa fresh leaf, pound the external application.Cure rheumatism pain, mimosa 15 gram, bubble wine suit.To cure the injury, sore and swollen poison, the mimosa stems and leaf sauteed thick juice with a little wine, warm wash the affected area.The mimosa seed contains about 17% of the oil, which can be used to extract vegetable oil.

Chemical Component

The whole grass contains flavonoids, phenols, amino acids, organic acids, and Mimosine, Mimosine, and Mimosine. Leaves contain contractile proteins similar to myosin. The seeds contain about 17 percent oil, which is similar to soybean oil, and the fatty acids in oil are composed of linolenic acid, linoleic acid, oleic acid, palmitic acid and stearic acid. The other contains non-saponifying substances, mainly sterols.

Pharmacological Action

Mimosa extract of phenolic compounds can be used to prevent and cure pellagra, and treat scleroderma. It can improve skin microcirculation, relieve skin wrinkles, and improve skin water retention and elasticity.

Flavonoids have many unique physiological functions, anti-oxidation and anti-aging effect, especially for osteoporosis and breast cancer after menopause. It has anti-arteriosclerosis effect and so on. Aqueous medium yellow ketone glucoside compounds the antitumor activity of research shows that: in 9.375 ~ 300.0 mu mol · L 1 dose, flavonoid glycosides in human breast cancer cells, embryonic chorion cancer, neuroblastoma cells 3 kinds of tumor cell proliferation has good inhibition, especially for neuroblastoma cells, under the low concentration, the inhibition rate can reach more than 90%.

The alkaloid component of mimosa extract contains a certain toxic side effect, which can cause hair loss.

The volatile oil exudes a pleasant fragrance, with a sense of tranquilizing effect, can cure neurasthenia, insomnia.

Extracts from the mimosa cortex have therapeutic effects on skin damage and trauma. The water extract of mimosa root inhibits the venom of hyaluronic acid and active protein (cobra, viper and saw-scale water fleas) and is dose-dependent. The ethanol extract of mimosa leaf has the effect of lowering blood pressure and anticonvulsive effect.

Extraction Method



Sexual taste: gan, cold; Poisonous. Heart, liver, stomach, large intestine.
Function: cool blood detoxification, heat and humidity, tranquilize and tranquilize. Attending a cold, children with high fever, bronchitis, hepatitis, enteritis, conjunctivitis, urinary calculi, edema, internal lesion caused by overexertion haemoptysis, epistaxis, hematuria, neurasthenia, insomnia, ulcers swollen poison, herpes zoster, injuries.

1. Treatment for gynecological disorders
2. It is used to treat epilepsy and is prized as an aphrodisiac
3.Mimosa lower blood sugar levels and has been used for this purpose in Ayurvedic Medicine
for hundreds of years
4.Mimosa does work to well for depression


1.As pharmaceutical raw materials for clearing away heat,anti inflammation,detumescence
and more, it is mainly used in pharmaceutical field.
2.As products effective ingredients for improving blood circulation and soothing the nerves,
it is mainly used in health product industry.
3.As active ingredients of skin care products, it is mainly used in cosmetic industry.

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