Acer Truncatum has tea high content of vitamin E. Vitamin E has high antioxidant activity, which can effectively prevent the oxidation of unsaturated fatty acids, inhibit the formation of toxic free radicals. It can react with peroxide so as to turn into a cell harmless substances. It can inhibit tumor growth and increase the body’s immune function so as to prevent and treat the cardiovascular disease.
The SOD (superoxide dismutase) content is 91. 40 μ g / 100g (FW), SOD can remove excess free radicals in the body, slow down the role of aging.
Tannin content reach 10. 82%. Tannin has sedative, analgesic, anticoagulant effect and so on. Therefore, the tea can enforce sleep performance. It also contains high level of crude protein and ash content, indicating that its high content of amino acid and mineral element. The content of total flavonoids is 4.13% and the content of chlorogenic acid is 2.38%. Flavonoids can protect liver, control blood pressure and have effect of anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic and other physiological activity.
It can be used for the treatment of coronary heart disease, angina, bronchial asthma and other diseases .
Chlorogenic acid has a wide range of antibacterial, antiviral, anti-mutagenic, anti-tumor effect, but also an antioxidant , chlorogenic acid is the main active ingredients and important quality control indicators for a lot of medicine and proprietary Chinese medicine for antibacterial detoxification, anti-inflammatory and gallbladder use.