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20/07/2021
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Summer holidays EPO
12/07/2021
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EkinACT: the mountain Echinacea to boost the immune system
The made in EPO extract of Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench to boost the immune system     Click here to read more and to download the brochure!
24/05/2021
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Cinnamon Waste Material as Feedstock for the Microbial Production of Carotenoids
Good news for #circulareconomy! According to a study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Cinnamon waste material could be used to produce carotenoids and high-value molecules for the food, feed, dye, and cosmetic sectors. We are proud to have collaborated in this research project. It is an important finding from a #sustainability perspective, because the valorization of residues allows for[...]
20/05/2021
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WEBINAR: Botanical extracts in pet food formulations - regulatory framework, benefits and trends
During the webinar we explored the latest trends in the pet food industry and learnt how COVID-19 made it more important than ever to support pet well-being through high-quality pet food formulations and botanical extracts. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE SLIDES and don’t forget to WATCH THE VIDEO! The webinar was divided in three parts, each with a specific topic. 1. Complementary feed for pets:[...]
11/05/2021
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Marshmallow: from tradition to science
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05/05/2021
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Join our webinar: Botanical extracts in pet food formulations
Do you work in the pet food industry and want to keep up to date with the latest trends? EPO Srl is pleased to announce a new webinar in collaboration with Saporiti Consulting. The webinar will focus on ‘Botanical extracts in pet food formulations: regulatory framework, benefits and trends’ and will be held on Wednesday 19th May at 11.30 AM CET.  Click here to register[...]
05/05/2021
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ENOTprost: from the raw material to the high-quality extract
What is it? ENOTprost is the new extract of Epilobium angustifolium L. standardized to contain 15% Oenothein B, one of the most active compounds of this plant! The botanical species is certified by the DNA barcoding analysis. Why should I use it? Its effects are prostate-specific: anti-inflammatory and antioxidant!  The inflammation and oxidative stress should be fought  and controlled as they are risk factors for the development and[...]
04/05/2021
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The potential efficacy of EPO’s botanical extracts on dermal toxicity due to jellyfish envenomation
Click here to download this paper (WILDERNESS & ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE 2020; 31(3): 266e72)
28/04/2021
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A new Sicilian pomegranate extract!
An incredible antioxidant and weight loss aid!   Click here to download the scientific article to learn more about its beneficial effects
01/04/2021
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OMEOLIPID -for lipid metabolism
Omeolipid is an association of Artichoke (Cynara scolymus L.), Caihua (Cyclanthera pedata (L.) Schrad.) and Fenu greek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) that can be used in food supplements.   Omeolipid combines the traditions of three different countries: Artichoke is a Mediterranean plant; its cultivation in Europe dates back to ancient Greece and Rome. Its active substances (caffeoylquinic acids, flavonoids, sesquiterpene lactones) are concentrated in the leaf,[...]
05/01/2021
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Are you sure that you are using the right Cinnamon?
CINNAMON IS NOT ONLY A SPICE! Cinnamon is one of the oldest known herbs: obtained from an exotic tree, indigenous to Sri Lanka and Southwest India, it is mentioned in the Bible as well as in Sanskrit, Egyptian, Greek and Roman texts. Its inner bark, after drying and curling into rolls known as “sticks” or “quills”, is mainly used as a spice, especially in Christmas[...]
05/05/2020
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Botanicals with adaptogenic effects
Adaptogenic effects of herbal extracts The term ‘adaptogen’ refers to natural compounds or plant extracts that increase adaptability and survival of organisms to stress. They exhibit anti-fatigue effects during stress and show promising potential against age-related conditions. Adaptogens stimulate cellular and organism defense systems by means: – activating intracellular and extracellular signaling pathways and expression of stress-activated proteins and neuropeptides; – enhancing survival against oxidative[...]
05/04/2020
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COVID 19: WHAT ABOUT PHYTOTHERAPY?
COVID 19: WHAT ABOUT PHYTOTHERAPY? The Covid-19 world emergency is leading to an increase of the botanicals’ demand. However, at present, there are no scientific evidences proving the direct activity of botanicals, vitamins and, in general, of food supplements, against coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 infection. Therefore, it is strictly necessary to give proper information when advising products with unproven uses. This monograph is a state-of-the-art overview about[...]
05/02/2020
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THYMOX - The EPO thyme extract
Thyme (Thymus vulgaris L.) is a well-known Mediterranean plant, belonging to the Lamiaceae family. The thyme extract is traditionally used as natural remedy for cough and for many other purposes, as digestive, spasmolytic, carminative and anti-oxidant. The actives are mainly concentrated in the aerial parts, collected at the blooming time. Thyme contains essential oils (as thymol), tannins, flavonoids and triterpenes. Therefore…download our brochure and do[...]
05/12/2019
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True science behind EPO extracts
This work was presented at ‘Pharmacology 2019 Congress’ in Edinburgh Download here the ‘book of abstract’ 
05/12/2019
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High Quality Goji Berry dry extract
High Quality Goji Berry dry extract To wish you well-being and longevity using EPO’s botanicals! Botanical information: Goji berries (Lycium barbarum L.)  belong to the Solanaceae family that yields numerous foods, including potatoes, tomatoes and eggplants. Goji is usually found in Asia, particularly in Northwestern China. The plant is known as kuko in Japan and gugija in Korea, while its common name, Goji, derives from[...]
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