Standardized Misai Kucing

Orthosiphon aristatus / Orthosiphon stamineus

Cats Whiskers (Orthosiphon aristatus / Orthosiphon stamineus) is a medicinal herb found mainly throughout southern China, the Indian Subcontinent, South East Asia and tropical Queensland. It is known as Kumis Kucing in Indonesia and Misai Kucing in Malaysia. The plant has white or purple color flowers giving the impression of cat’s whiskers. It has lots of leaves and the leaves are widely used for herbal teas (Java Tea) in South-East Asia.

Traditionally, the infusion of dried leaves is used for treating rheumatic pain and coughs. The fresh leaves are used to prepare strong decoction for treating a wide variety of ailments, such as gout, renal inflammation, kidney stones, and hypertension due to the diuretic action. It is also consumed as general tonic for detoxification and relieving tiredness.

Pure Misai Kucing Orthosiphon aristatus Extract must have Rosmarinic acid & Sinensetin!

Without Rosmarinic acid & Sinensetin, its not Misai Kucing Orthosiphon aristatus! 0.3-0.8% Rosmarinic acid & Sinensetin (Bioactive Phytochemicals)

No harm/chemicals/preservative, just harmony, manufactured naturally

  • Vegan
  • Non-GMO
  • No Fillers
  • No Flavors
  • No Additives
  • No Preservatives
  • No Artificial Colors
  • Soy and Gluten Free
  • Lab Tested for Authentic & Active Compound
  • Origin from Malaysia
  • Borneo Forest
  • Healthy kidney function
  • Improve urinary tract health
  • Maintain optimal liver function
  • Relieve gout symptoms
  • Cholesterol and blood pressure control
BIONUTRICIA Orthosiphon aristatus Misai Kucing Extract BRAND X
Certification Registered with the Ministry of Health, Halal Tested Not registered & certified
Raw Ingredients Orthosiphon aristatus Misai Kucing from Malaysia Very little / no raw ingredients; Use non-Misai Kucing materials
Process Extracted through R.O. water & Ultra-sonic; Full bio-active ingredients Grinded plant powder; Extracted through ethanol process
Active Compound Tested with high amount of Rosmarinic acid & Sinensetin Not Tested
Formulation Only Misai Kucing – which is proven safe and effective Combination of other ingredients (effectiveness & safety is not proven); Added with prohibited drugs
Label Transparent, standardized Misai Kucing extract with 0.3-0.8% Rosmarinic acid & Sinensetin Misleading claim (quantity), incorrect amount of Misai Kucing extract, mostly filler ingredients

A wide range of flavonoids were detected in various tissues of Orthosiphon stamineus such as rosmarinic acid, caffeic acid, quercetin, eupatorin,and sinensetin.

Halal Certificate & High Standard Product Quality Control

HEALTH BENEFITS

Kidney Healthy

In vivo study on effect of Misai Kucing extract on kidney
Subject Male rats (n=30)
Duration of the study 19 days
Dosage 100-200 mg/kg/oral
Groups
  1. Vehicle control
  2. 80 mg/kg/day C21H43N5O7 for 9 days to induce nephrosis
  3. C21H43N5O7 + 100 mg/kg extracts (10th to 19th day)
  4. C21H43N5O7 + 200 mg/kg extracts
  5. 200 mg/kg extracts only
Parameters analysed Body weight, blood urea, serum creatinine, total protein and glutathione levels
Function
Effective dosage of 200mg/kg can reverse the neprotic damage caused by drug.
Visible benefits

  • The increased levels of serum creatinine, blood urea, urinary protein and extent of renal damage were decreased by the Misai Kucing extract at both dose levels.
  • No toxicity was seen when 200mg/kg extracts was administrated.

Anti-diabetes

In vivo study on effect of Misai Kucing extract on diabetes
Subject Male rats (n=30)
Duration of the study 14 days
Dosage 0.2, 0.5, 1 g/kg/oral water extract
Groups Normal/diabetic rats

  1. Distilled water (negative control)
  2. 0.2 g/kg extract
  3. 0.5 g/kg extract
  4. 1 g/kg extract
  5. 5 mg/kg C23H28ClN3O5S (positive control)
Parameters analysed Fasting plasma glucose, blood urea nitrogen (BUN), alanine aminotransferase (ALT), asparate aminotransferase (AST), cholesterol, triglycerides and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, plasma lipid profiles and blood chemistry
Function

  • Misai Kucing aqueous extract is effective for alleviating hyperglycemia and improving lipid profile in diabetic individuals.
  • It has direct stimulatory effect on in su lin secretion from the pancreatic beta cells.
Visible benefits

  • The extract (0.2–1.0 g/kg) significantly decreased plasma glucose concentration in both normal and diabetic rats.
  • The extract at 1.0 g/kg was most effective in decreasing plasma glucose concentrations and comparable to standard drug.
  • Plasma HDL-cholesterol concentration was significantly increased in diabetic rats treated with the extract.

Anti-aging In Brain

In vivo study on effect of Misai Kucing extract on brain function
Subject Male rats (n=90)
Duration of the study 2 hours
Dosage Misai Kucing extract (60, 120, 200, 300, and 600 mg/kg)
Groups
  1. Vehicle control
  2. Positive control: G. biloba extract (120 mg/kg)
  3. 0.5 g/kg extract
  4. Positive control: drug C24H29NO3 (3 mg/kg)
Parameters analysed Social recognition test
Function

  • Extract of Misai Kucing leaves improves memory by reversing age-related deficits in short-term social memory.
  • The extract might act at adenosine bioactivity site in the restoration of memory.
Visible benefits
Misai Kucing extract showed significant change in recognition index at 300 mg/kg and 600 mg/kg p.o and 120 mg/kg i.p., respectively, compared to the vehicle control.

Anti-inflammation

In vivo study on effect of Misai Kucing extract on inflammation
Subject Arthritis rats (n=20)
Duration of the study 21 days
Dosage Misai Kucing extract (200, 400 mg/kg) daily
Groups
  • Negative control
  • Positive control: Diclofenac sodium
  • Treatment group
Parameters analysed Paw edema and granulation, X-ray radiography, fluorescence molecular tomography (FMT), and histological evaluation
Function
The anti-arthritic properties of Misai Kucing could be beneficial for prevention and management of rheumatoid arthritis and other chronic inflammatory disorders.
Visible benefits

  • Treatment with Misai Kucing extract resulted in dose-dependent inhibition of paw edema in acute and chronic models of inflammation.
  • It significantly suppressed FCA-induced paw edema as well as the serum levels of TNF-α and IL-1.
  • The extract improved joint integrity and recover bones from degeneration and osteoporotic lesions. It also showed protection of cartilage and soft tissue.

Natural Diuretic

In vivo study on effect of Misai Kucing extract on diuretic and hypouricemic activity
Subject Rats (n=36)
Duration of the study 6 hours
Dosage 0.25-2 g/kg
Groups
  • Negative control
  • Positive control
  • Treatment group
Parameters analysed pH, cumulative urinary volume and cumulative urinary excretion of sodium and potassium, serum urate level
Function
Polar components such as rosmarinic acid and sinensetin, eupatorin, sinensetin, rutin, and caffeic acid in the extract contribute to the diuretic and hypouremic activity.
Visible benefits

  • Extract at 2 g/kg increased sodium and potassium excretion, and the effect was similar to the control, C7H8ClN3O4S2.
  • Oral administration of 0.5, 1.0 and 2.0 g/kg of extracts significantly reduced serum urate level of hyperuricemic rats at 6th hour, which is comparable to the standard C5H4N4O.

Toxin Free

In vivo study on effect of Misai Kucing extract on toxin
Subject Rats (n=18)
Duration of the study 7 days
Dosage 1.1 g/kg
Groups
  • Negative control
  • Treatment group
Parameters analysed
  • HPLC-MS to detect changes in metabolites
  • Analysis of urine and serum
Function
Oral OS extract administration may improve basic metabolite levels and immunity in humans by improving the detoxification ability of the body through an “antidote” mechanism.
Visible benefits
The oral administration of OS extract mainly affected the citrate cycle (TCA cycle), taurine and hypotaurine metabolism, tyrosine metabolism, and sphingolipid metabolism pathways.

Standardized Pure 100:1 Orthosiphon aristatus Misai Kucing Powder Extract

  • Pure 100:1 Orthosiphon aristatus Misai Kucing Extract Powder
  • 0.3-0.8% Asiaticoside (Bio-active Phytonutrient)
  • Ultrasonic hot water extraction
  • Scientifically tested
  • Healthy kidney function
  • Improve urinary tract health
  • Maintain optimal liver function
  • Relieve gout symptoms
  • Cholesterol and blood pressure control