Afriplex is a South African company rooted in the development and manufacturing of botanical extracts, complementary medicines and food & beverage product solutions.

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Active ingredients

Our high-quality raw materials are harvested from sustainable resources and transformed into a range of innovative, industry specific active ingredients

All our ingredients are tailored specifically for the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and food & beverage industries.

Our portfolio includes a range of Botanical extracts (Liquid and Powder), Plant material and Oils. By utilising our research and development capabilities, we also ventured into Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) development and supporting API master files.

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients

A specialised extract to be used as an active ingredient in a drug product, also described as a drug substance.

Botanical name

Pelargonium sidoides DC.

Possible indication

Respiratory infection

Dosage form

Syrup, Drops, Throat Spray, Throat Lollipop, Effervescent, Capsule, Tablet, Lozenges

Market application

Pharmaceutical

Botanical name

Aspalathus linearis (Brum.f) R.Dahlgren

Possible indication

Insulin resistance

Dosage form

Syrup, Drops, Capsule, Tablet, Effervescent

Market application

Pharmaceutical, Veterinary, Nutraceutical

Botanical name

Rosa canina L.

Possible indication

Rheumatism, Skin damage, Immune deficiency, Inflammation related to joints

Dosage form

Tablet, Capsule, Syrup, Cream/Lotion, Effervescent, Dairy and confectionary products

Market application

Pharmaceutical, Veterinary, Cosmetic, Nutraceutical, Food & Beverage

Botanical name

Prosopis glandulosa Torr.

Possible indication

Contused and fatigued muscle tissue

Dosage form

Tablet, Capsule, Powder, Syrup, Effervescent

Market application

Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical, Veterinary

Botanical name

Elephantorrhiza elephantina (Burch.) Skeels

Possible indication

Benign Prostate Hyperplacia, Male Pattern Baldness, Acne Vulgaris

Dosage form

Capsule, Tablet, Leave-on Serum/Shampoo

Market application

Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic

Botanical extracts - Liquid

Water, ethanol or glycerine based extracts for use in liquid formulations.

Botanical name

Avena sativa L.

Plant part used

Flowering herb excluding the roots

Possible indication

Anxiety, Mental stress

Market application

Pharmaceutical

Botanical name

Kigelia africana Lam.

Plant part used

Whole fruit

Possible indication

Wound healing, Syphilis, Rheumatism

Market application

Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic

Botanical name

Echinacea purpurea L.

Plant part used

Flowering herb excluding the roots

Possible indication

Colds, Superficial wounds

Market application

Pharmaceutical

Botanical name

Siphonochilus aethiopicus (Schweinf.) B.L.Burtt

Plant part used

Underground parts of the stem

Possible indication

Allergic rhinitis

Market application

Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic, Veterinary, Food & Beverage (As flavouring agent)

Botanical name

Centella asiatica L.

Plant part used

Leaves

Possible indication

Venous insufficiency, Venous hypertensive angiopathy, Swelling of limbs, Carotid artery disease

Market application

Pharmaceutical, Veterinary

Botanical extracts - Powder

Mainly water soluble, spray dried extracts using ‘soft conditions’ to preserve the integrity of the product.

Botanical name

Moringa oleifera Lam.

Possible indication

Oxidative stress, Nutritional deficiency

Dosage form

Tablet, Capsule, Beverage, Dairy and confectionary products

Market application

Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic, Nutraceutical, Food & Beverage

Botanical name

Aloe vera (L.) Brum.f.

Possible indication

Wounds and burns, Diabetes, Inflammation, Immune deficiency

Dosage form

Tablet, Capsule, Syrup, Cream/Lotion, Dairy and confectionary products

Market application

Pharmaceutical, Veterinary, Cosmetic, Nutraceutical, Food & Beverage

Botanical name

Aspalathus linearis (Brum.f) R.Dahlgren

Possible indication

Oxidative stress, Cardiovascular disease

Dosage form

Capsule, Tablet, Cream/Lotion, Shampoo, Beverage, Dairy and confectionary products

Market application

Pharmaceutical, Veterinary, Cosmetic, Nutraceutical, Food & Beverage

Botanical name

Cyclopia spp.

Possible indication

Oxidative stress, Ageing

Dosage form

Capsule, Tablet, Cream/Lotion, Shampoo, Beverage, Dairy and Confectionary products

Market application

Pharmaceutical, Veterinary, Cosmetic, Nutraceutical, Food & Beverage

Botanical name

Sutherlandia frutescens (L.) R.Br

Possible indication

Immune deficiency

Dosage form

Capsule, Tablets, Drops, Syrup

Market application

Pharmaceutical, Veterinary, Food & Beverage (As flavouring agent)

Plant materials

Parts of a plant including the root, leaf, seeds or flowers which are dried and milled according to specification.

Botanical name

Pelargonium sidoides DC.

Possible indication

Respiratory infection

Market application

Pharmaceutical

Botanical name

Rosa canina L.

Possible indication

Rheumatism, Skin damage, Immune deficiency, Inflammation related to joints

Market application

Pharmaceutical, Veterinary, Cosmetic, Nutraceutical, Food & Beverage

Botanical name

Agathosma betulina (P.J.Bergius) Pillans

Possible indication

Urinary tract infection, Respiratory infection, Rheumatism, Stomach ailments, Inflammation

Market application

Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic, Veterinary, Food & Beverage

Botanical name

Hoodia gordonii (Mason) Sweet ex Decne

Possible indication

Obesity

Market application

Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical, Food & Beverage

Botanical name

Adansonia digitata

Possible indication

Oxidative stress, Nutritional deficiency

Market application

Pharmaceutical, Food & Beverage

Oils

Natural and essential oils which are extracted using cold pressed or steam distillation methods to preserve the natural aromatic compounds.

Botanical name

Rosa canina L. semen sicc

Possible indication

Rheumatism, Skin damage, Immune deficiency, Inflammation

Market application

Pharmaceutical, Veterinary, Cosmetic

Botanical name

Agathosma betulina P.J Bergius

Possible indication

Urinary tract infection, Respiratory infection, Rheumatism, Stomach ailments, Inflammation

Market application

Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic, Food & Beverage (As flavour building block)

Botanical name

Adansonia digitata L.

Possible indication

Skin damage, Ageing, Oxidative stress

Market application

Cosmetic

Botanical name

Moringa oleifera

Possible indication

Oxidative stress, Nutritional deficiency

Market application

Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic

Botanical name

Sclerocarya birrea

Possible indication

Eczema, Redness, Psoriasis

Market application

Cosmetic

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