Sophora Japonica Extract

Quercetin: 95%-99%
Rutin: 95%
Sophoricoside: 10%,15%,20%,50%,98%

  • Latin name: Sophora Japonica L.
  • Other names: Chinese scholar tree/Japanese pagoda tree
  • Quercetin Appearance: Green yellow Powder
  • Sophoricoside Appearance: Light yellow-brown powder
  • Source: Bud(Quercetin), Fruit(Sophoricoside)
  • Test method: HPLC, UV

What’s sophora japonica Extract

Sophora japonica, commonly called Chinese scholar tree or pagoda tree, or Huaimi in Chinese, is a native species in China and Japan. Its medicinal uses include the treatment of respiratory and kidney disorders. The bud is often used as medicinal herbs for anti-inflammatory and lowering blood pressure. The dry flower buds of S. japonica contain rich quercetin and rutin.
Quercetin has excellent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It also has been used to relieve cough in Chinese clinical medicine, supplements to reduce blood pressure and blood fat, improve capillary resistance.   It can be used as a food preservative. Quercetin powder is also a great natural dye for clothes.
Rutin is another active substance in its flower buds and is used mainly as a hemostatic agent for the treatment of different hemorrhagic diseases.

Sophoricoside is an isoflavone glycoside found in the dry and mature fruit of Sophora japonica L., also known as Genistein, an herb used in traditional Chinese medicine, which has the ability to increase the strength of the capillaries and to regulate their permeability.  

Analysis Specification Result Test method
Physical Description
Appearance The yellow, crystalline powder Complies Visual
Odor Characteristic Characteristic Organoleptic
Melting point 305-315℃ 310℃ /
Particle size 100% pass 80 mesh Complies 80 Mesh Screen
Solubility Practically insoluble in water Complies /
Soluble in aqueous alkaline sol. Complies /
Chemical Tests
Identification Must Positive Positive /
Assay ( Quercetin ) 95.0% Min 95.32% HPLC
Loss on drying 8-12% 9.89% 5g/105℃/2hrs
Sulphated Ash content 0.5% Max 0.28% 2g/525℃/3hrs
Heavy metals 10.0ppm Max Complies AAS
As 2.0ppm Max Complies AAS
Pb, Cd 1.0ppm Max Complies AAS
Hg 0.1ppm Max Complies AAS
Microbiology Control
Total plate count 1,000cfu/g Max Complies AOAC
Yeast & Mold 100cfu/g Max Complies AOAC
E. Coli Absent Absent AOAC
Staphylocossue Aureus Absent Absent AOAC
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Absent Absent AOAC

About The Supplier

Rainbow® Biotech has over 16 years of experience in the manufacturing and sales of herbal extracts and reference substances for skincare, health products, pharmaceuticals, food, and animal products. is a bulk supplier of plant and fungus ingredients. We wholesale and supply Sophora japonica extract Quercetin 98% and Rutin 95% for a large inventory, as well as the ration extract Sophoricoside for sale, contact us for bulk orders!

Benefits of Sophora Japonica Extract

Benefits of Quercetin

  • Relieve cough.
  • Lower blood pressure and blood fat.
  • Improve capillary resistance.
  • Good antioxidant effect.
  • Anti-inflammatory property.
  • Natural clouring dye for clothes.

Benefits of Sophoricoside

  • Inhibiting platelet aggregation, prevent thrombosis;
  • It can cure the vascular injury induced by 5 serotonin or bradykinin, increase the capillary resistance, reduce the capillary permeability and prevent edema caused by the increasement of vascular permeability;
  • It has a significant protective effect on acute ischemic brain injury, can be used as the treatment of cerebral thrombosis or the sequela dued from the cerebral embolism, such as the hemiplegia, aphasia and myocardial infarction syndrome, arteriosclerosis, central retinitis, phlebitis of thrombosis, varicose veins, edema caused by the vascular permeability rising.

Benefits of Rutin

  • Treatment of different hemorrhagic diseases