Hop extract (Humulus Lupulus Cone Extract)
Hops (Humulus) is a plant species from the family of hemp plants (Cannabaceae). It´s a vine with jagged leaves and nice looking green-yellow cones, which are the typical hops. The hopresin contains bitter compounds, like humulon and lupulon, as well as bitter acids. The cones contain essential hemp oil, which meinly consists out of humulenes and caryophyllenes. Also the hop extract contains tanning agents from the proanthocyanidine type as well as flavonoides.