Fennel Seed Extract,Anise Extract,Sweet Fennel Extract,Shikimic Acid

Fennel Seed Extract,Anise Extract,Sweet Fennel Extract,Shikimic Acid

Shikimic acid is a white crystalline compound of nonnitrogenous acid found in various plants naturally. It has two kind functional groups in the same molecule, three hydroxyl groups and a carboxylic acid group, which areoptically active. They can yield various kinds of esters and salts. Shikimic acid is a cyclitol, a polyhydroxylated cycloalkane containing at least three hydroxy groups in the ring at different positions. Examples are inositol and quinic acid.