Raw Lavitol and by-products

Raw Lavitol

Raw Lavitol is the substance that is represented by mix of flavonoids (Dihydroquercetin and other relative flavonoids) and has the antioxidative properties. The content of Dihydroquercetin (taxifolin) ranges from 70% to 88%. Ametis JSC produces Raw Lavitol on the grounds of Technical Requirements TY 2455−001−48375962−03. Raw Lavitol could be used as the main compound of plant growth stimulants.

Moreover the purification of Raw Lavitol allows getting Dihydroquercetin with higher purity.

Larch oil Lavitol

Larch oil Lavitol is a by-product derived from Dahurian Larch (Larix gmelinii, Larix dahurica) by a combined processing method.

The chemical composition of the Larch oil is complex and various. It consists of the blend of terpene hydrocarbons, resin acids, phytosterols, tocopherols, diterpene and fatty acids, dihydroquercetin.

Organoleptic characteristics:

  • Appearance: Viscous oily fluid
  • Color: from golden yellow to light brown
  • Odor: wooden

Basic properties

Larch oil has high antiviral and biological activity; shows wound healing, antimicrobic and anti-burning effect. Besides, larch oil “Lavitol” is an effective antioxidant because of containing up to 20 % of dihydroquercetin.

Larch oil is perfectly combined with vegetable oils, vitamins, plant extracts and auxiliary components.

Larch resin Lavitol

Larch resin Lavitol is a by-product derived from Dahurian Larch (Larix gmelinii, Larix dahurica) by a combined processing method.

Physico-chemical characteristics

Larch resin Lavitol consists of hydrocarbons, carbonyl compounds, Primary diterpene-alcohol, microelements, phenocarboxylic and fatty acids, as well as dihydroquercetin.

  • Appearance: hard mass
  • Color: light brown to dark brown
  • Odor: strongly pronounced wood odor
  • Solubility: soluble in alcohol medium, ether, different kinds of solvents and in some oils, insoluble in water.
  • Density: 1.0-1.1 g/L
  • pH: 5-7

The resin softens when heated

Fields of application

Due to the unique chemical composition larch resin has antioxidant, antiseptic, capillary-protective, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, wound healing properties, it is successfully used in cosmetic and medical industries. Larch resin has the strong effect on the healing of posttraumatic wounds and burns, soft tissue bruise as well as on uninflammed trophic wounds. Larch resin is recommended as the basic compound of hot compresses and ointments intended for prevention of upper airways and joint diseases.

Larch resin is also used in production of cosmetic products: regenerating creams, SPF lotions and creams, moisurisers, lip cosmetics, etc. The studies, conducted on various emulsions with larch resin Lavitol, confirmed the possibility of introduction the larch resin in the production of cosmetic products in a concentration up to 0.2% by weight of raw materials.