Introduction : 20:1,5:1, Coumarin 5%
Product Name: Melilotus officinalis Extract
Latin Name: Melilotus officinalis L
Part of the Plant Used: Whole Herb
Extract Method: Grain Alcohol/Water
Melilotus officinalis, known as the yellow sweet clover, yellow melilot, ribbed melilot or common melilot is a species of legume native to Eurasia and introduced in North America, Africa and Australia. It is biennial plant is 4–6 feet (1.2–1.8 m) high at maturity. The plant has a bitter taste. It blooms in spring and summer. Flowers are yellow. Its characteristic sweet odor, intensified by drying, is derived from coumarin.
1. long popular as food for grazing animals.
2.It is used medicinally as well. It contains various substances in the coumarin family. These chemicals are thought to help strengthen the walls of blood and lymph vessels. However there is no more than preliminary evidence that sweet clover is effective for any medical condition.
3.In the chemical industry, dicoumarol is extracted from the plant to produce rodenticides.
4.It’s flowers and seeds can be used as flavoring.