Cosmetics: Skin whitening
Ecdysterone has been widely used in many high-end cosmetics. It can enhance differentiation of keratinocyte, so it can bring advantages to remove freckles and exfoliation. Studies indicate that it is a natural ingredient of cosmetics.
Health care: Body building
Ecdysterone can promote the synthesis of amino acids to produce protein. It is a functional substance used in health-care product. It has many functions, such as lowering blood glucose and cholesterol, adjusting immunity, relieving rheumatism, etc.
Breeding: Enhance output
Ecdysterone can shorten growth time of silkworms, and accelerate spinning silk and cocoon. Also, it is a major substance for the growth of aquatic crustaceans, including shrimps and crabs. It can enhance protein synthesis, and quicken shelling and metamorphosis. Therefore, ecdysterone used in breeding industry can greatly boost yield.