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Ursolic Acid Market : Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2024

Published On : December, 2018 REP-ID-322 Category: Chemicals and Materials

Global Ursolic Acid Market Overview

Ursolic acid (pentacyclic triterpenoid) is a biologically active compound found in peel of fruits and herbs like holy basil. Ursolic acid is gaining popularity worldwide due to its various properties and benefits such as anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, muscle growth, bones growth and others. Consumers worldwide prefer ursolic acid based products comprises of skin care products, hair care products, make-up products, functional food products and others.

Market Size and Forecast

Ursolic acid market is anticipated to witness a robust growth and to flourish at an elevated CAGR during the forecast period. Riding on the back of the increasing healthcare and fitness concern, the global ursolic acid market is forecasted to grow at a significant pace in the upcoming years.

Geographically, North America and Asia-Pacific are the two largest markets for ursolic acid. North America ursolic acid market is majorly driven by the increasing healthcare concern. Further, spiked increase in fitness activities and rising healthcare concerns in the region is also envisioned to bolster the growth of ursolic acid market over the forecast period. Moreover, increasing demand for functional foods and beverages is expected to intensify the growth of ursolic acid in the North America region.

Ursolic Acid Market

Asia-Pacific ursolic acid market is likely to grow at highest compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the forecast period across the globe. Ursolic acid market in Asia-Pacific region is mainly increasing on the account of growing cosmetic industry in the region. Moreover, China, Japan and India are anticipated to capture the largest market share by the end of 2024. Europe region is likely to grow at a modest rate owing to the fluctuating economy of Western Europe.

Market Segmentation

Our in-depth analysis segmented the global ursolic acid market in the following segments:

By Type

  • 25% Ursolic Acid
  • 50% Ursolic Acid
  • 90% Ursolic Acid
  • 98% Ursolic Acid
  • Others

By Application

  • Cosmetic Industry
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Food & Beverage Industry
  • Healthcare Industry
  • Nutraceutical Industry

By Form

  • Powdered Form
  • Capsules
  • Liquid Form

By Region

Global ursolic acid market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:

  • North America (U.S. & Canada) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Rest of Latin America) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Western and Eastern Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg, Rest of Western Europe) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of Asia) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Market Size and Y-O-Y Growth Analysis

Growth Drivers and Challenges

Rising awareness regarding the applications and benefits of ursolic acid is the major factor which is expected to drive the market over the forecast period. Further, chemo therapy properties of ursolic acid such as low radio resistance in cancer patients is expected to be the dynamic factor behind the growth of ursolic acid market in the healthcare sector.

Rapid urbanization is leading to more health and fitness conscious customers which are anticipated to impel the growth of the ursolic acid market. Further, muscle and bone growth properties of ursolic acid are gaining traction among fitness conscious peoples. This factor is likely to drive the global ursolic acid market over the forecast period.

Apart from this, increasing penetration of ursolic acid in cosmetic industry owing to spiked growth and demand for herbal products is expected to garner the growth of global ursolic acid market. Moreover, expansion of nutraceutical and functional food based products has been witnessed in recent years. This is further likely to impulse the demand for ursolic acid over the forecast period. 

However, lack of awareness about benefits of ursolic acid in under-developed regions is likely to hamper the growth of the market. Further the regular use of ursolic acid can cause DNA damage, mitochondria and other related diseases. These factors are anticipated to restrain the growth of global ursolic acid market.

Key players

  • Geneham Pharmaceutical
    • Company Overview
    • Key Product Offerings
    • Business Strategy
    • SWOT Analysis
    • Financials
  • MicroHerb
  • Sami Labs
  • Shaanxi Hopeland Chem-Tech
  • Sabinsa
  • Changsha Staherb Natural Ingredients
  • Run Shaanxi Days of Bio-tech
  • Shaanxi Huike Botanical Development
  • Xi’an TonKing
  • Changsha Luyuan Bio-Tech

Scope and Context

Overview of the Parent Market

Analyst View


The global ursolic acid market is segmented as follows:

  • By Type Market Size & Y-O-Y Growth Analysis
  • By Application Market Size & Y-O-Y Growth Analysis
  • By Form Market Size & Y-O-Y Growth Analysis
  • By Region Market Size & Y-O-Y Growth Analysis

Market Dynamics

Supply & Demand Risk

Competitive Landscape

Porter’s Five Force Model

Geographical Economic Activity

Key Players (respective SWOT Analysis) and their Strategies and Product Portfolio

Recent Trends and Developments

Industry Growth Drivers and Challenges

Key Information for Players to establish themselves in current dynamic environment


Key Answers Captured in Report?
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What are the strategies adopted by big players in the regional market?
Which country would see the steep rise in CAGR & year-on-year (Y-O-Y) growth?
What is the current & expected market size in next five years?
What is the market feasibility for long term investment?
What opportunity the country would offer for existing and new players in the market?
What is risk involved for suppliers in the geography?
What factors would drive the demand for the product/service in near future?
What is the impact analysis of various factors in the market growth?
What are the recent trends in the regional market and how successful they are?




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