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What’s the only living connection between our present world and the age of dinosaurs? The ginkgo biloba plant. Also known as the maidenhair tree, it is regarded as a living fossil and has been around for more than 200 million years. Ancient civilizations in China were already mastering ginkgo processing centuries ago and the tradition soon flourished around the world.

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Vacuum belt dryer for fruit, vegetable and herbal extracts

Organic volatile compounds from fruits, vegetables and herbs ...

Vacuum cabinet dryer for plant extracts and functional foods

Plant extracts are vital to functional food preparations. B...

Wiped film evaporator

With wiped film distillation, a substantial decrease of boiling temperature is obtained by reducing the...

Laboratory short path distiller

Get to reliable conclusions for the separation of high-boiling and heat-sensitive products u...

Pilot short path distiller

Generate scalable data and results during the pilot tests with short path distillation, distill o...

Pilot wiped film distiller

Generate scalable data and results during the pilot tests with wiped film distillation,  distill ...

Evaporation plant for the recovery of extracts

Bespoke evaporation plants using the latest plate evaporation technology ca...
belt freeze dryer

Continuous belt freeze dryer

Freeze drying is the most gentle and aroma protective method of drying, widely used in the coff...

Flower oil extraction machine

The production of “essential oils” has traditionally involved using heat and distillation to...

Medicinal plant extraction machine

Traditional methods for extracting active compounds from medicinal plants or herbs use h...

Cosmetic cream filler

From thin liquid baby oils and perfumes to thicker lotions and creams for hair and skincare, cosmetic p...

Ultrasonic barbell for extraction

Conventional extraction methods are time-consuming, labour-intensive and can sometimes be...

Pilot ultrasonic extractor

In the herbal medicine industry, an ultrasonic extractor is a valid alternative to conventional e...

Evaporator for heat sensitive products

The removal of solvents when making products in industries like food, cosmetics, pha...

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Falling film evaporators concentrate components in gingko processing

A falling film evaporator pumps heating fluid through a heat exchanger, transmitting thermal energy to the ginkgo plant material and vaporizing the solution. The technology concentrates the heat-sensitive components in the extracts.

The concentrate evaporates with the interface of liquid and vapor and prevents the formation of crystals.

Deep eutectic solvents (DES) reduce the ecological impact of extraction

Green chemistry is developing Deep Eutectic Solvents (DES) to reduce the environmental impact of solvent extraction methods.

DES are biodegradable liquids produced by combining hydrogen bond acceptors such as quaternary ammonium salts with hydrogen bond donors. Extraction using DES  achieves a high degree of product purity.

Gingko biloba extracts have applications in preventive medicine

The main active ingredients extracted from gingko biloba are ginkgo flavone glycosides and terpene lactones. Clinical formulations typically standardize extracts into EGb 761, containing a 24% concentration of flavonoids and 6% terpenes.

The extract is applied as a protective agent for a range of diseases, from vascular disorders to neurodegenerative conditions.

Processing steps involved in ginkgo-extract making

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