Ferulic Acid Market (Type: Synthesis, Natural; Application: Food, Cosmetic, Pharmaceutical Intermediates, Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Opportunities and Forecast, 2018 - 2025

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Ferulic acid is extracted from rice bran oil and is one of the most powerful natural anti-oxidants. Ferulic acid is a natural chemical that is found in the cell walls of plants and is called phytochemicals, that are found in an ample range of plant species. The official name of this product is 4-hydroxy-3-methoxycinnamic acid. Ferulic acid is a phenolic acid of low toxicity and is present in free form in seeds and leaves of plants and is a ubiquitous natural phenolic phytochemical. It is conjugated covalently, to the polysaccharides, polyamines, lignins, glycoproteins, fatty acids and cell wall. Ferulic acid provides rigidity to the cell wall and is the precursor or intermediate in the formation of organic compounds like, vanillin, sinapic, coniferyl alcohol, curcumin, and diferulic acid. Ferulic acid possesses numerous physical functionalities including anti-inflammatory, anti?cancer, antimicrobial, anti?thrombosis, antioxidant, antiallergic, and hepatoprotective. Ferulic acid is the prime and effective component of Chinese medicine herbs such as, Cimicifuga heracleifolia, Angelica sinensis, and Lingsticum chuangxiong. It has been also reported to increase the sperm viability and protective against coronary heart diseases as it lowers the level of cholesterol in the body. Ferulic acid is prepared by two types, by biological transformation, thus called as the natural ferulic acid and by chemical synthesis, which is called as synthetic ferulic acid.

Market Dynamics

Ferulic acid possess physical functionalities such as anticancer, antimicrobial, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, hepatoprotective, and antiallergic. Owing to these physical functionalities, the application area of ferulic acid is very wide. Ferulic acid is widely used in production of food products, cosmetics and pharmaceutical intermediates. It exhibits high antioxidant properties, thus used in production of cosmetics, especially sunscreens. Owing to the increasing temperature worldwide, the use of cosmetics has increased; ultimately driving the market growth. Ferulic acid is known to lower cholesterol levels and prevents from coronary diseases, thus widely used in production of packaged healthy food products. Ferulic acid is used as intermediates and building block for the preparation of active pharmaceutical ingredients which has fuelled the market growth through increased pharmaceutical demand due to increasing prevalence of diseases.

The market research study on “Ferulic acid Market (Type: Synthesis, Natural; Application: Food, Cosmetic, Pharmaceutical intermediates, Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Opportunities and Forecast, 2018 - 2025” offers a detailed insights on the global ferulic acid market entailing insights on its different market segments. Market dynamics with drivers, restraints and opportunities with their impact are provided in the report. The report provides insights on global ferulic acid market, its type, application, and major geographic regions. The report covers basic development policies and layouts of technology development processes. Secondly, the report covers global ferulic acid market size and volume, and segment markets by type, application, and geography along with the information on companies operating in the market. The ferulic acid market analysis is provided for major regional markets including North America , Europe, China, Japan, South Korea, India, Rest of World. For each region, the market size and volume for different segments has been covered under the scope of report. Principle players profiled in the report includes Hubei Yuancheng, Delekang, Healthful International, Xi'an App-Chem Bio(Tech)Co., Ltd, Top Pharm Chemical Group, Shanghai Yuansen Medicine Raw Material Co Ltd, Hunan Huacheng Biotech,Inc., and Others.

The Global Ferulic Acid market is segmented as below:

Market Segmentation

Market By Type

  • Synthesis
  • Natural

Market By Application

  • Food
  • Cosmetic
  • Pharmaceutical Intermediates
  • Others

Market By Geography

  • North America
  • Europe
  • China
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • India
  • Rest of World

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