Bitter acids are able to interact with GABAA receptors in the central and peripheral nervous system, whose activation regulates the process of relaxation
Humulus lupulusis a plant belonging to the Cannabaceae family, widely distributed in Europe, Asia and North America.
The female flowers produce a yellow resin called lupulin, which is rich in nutrients and secondary metabolites. It has been used since ancient times as flavouring, antibacterial agent and in natural medicine to alleviate the symptoms of inflammation, gastric pain, insomnia and stress.
Female flowers produce a resinrich in organic molecules used for millennia in the food industry for their antibacterialand flavoringproperties.
LenHop® is available in:
- Fluid formulation
Chemical characterisation is based on high performance liquid chromatography combined with mass spectrometry (HPLC-MS).
LenHop® is standardised and titrated at 15% w/w in bitter acids; this allows accurate dosing in various galenic and nutraceutical forms.