■Functional Labeling Food November 2019, "Cotara Tree"(120With grain)The Consumer Affairs Agency has accepted the notification as a "functionally labeled food". The notification number is E417. This product contains saracynol derived from Saracia. Saracyan-derived saracynol has been reported to have the function of suppressing the absorption of sugars ingested from the diet and slowing the rise in post-meal blood sugar levels..
■Research News 2-Nonenal, which causes aging odors, is known to produce secretory components from the sebaceous glands by oxidation. An industry-academia collaboration study by our company and Numazu National College of Technology revealed that saracia plant extract suppresses this 2-nonennard production. Details of this achievement will be presented at the Japanese Society of Oxidative Stress conference in June..