Cinnamic acid has a strong stimulatory effect and can be widely added directly to all foods. In the pharmaceutical industry, the pharmaceutical industry can be used to synthesize an important drug for the treatment of coronary heart disease: lactic acid ketamine and nifedipine, and to synthesize chloramphenicol and cinnamizine for the manufacture of "Xinkean". Local anaesthetics, bactericides, hemostatics, etc. It is also possible to synthesize chloramphenicol and cinnamizine as skeletal relaxants and anticonvulsants. Mainly used for cerebral thrombosis, cerebral arteriosclerosis, coronary artery disease and other diseases. The proliferation of lung adenocarcinoma cells was significantly inhibited. Cinnamic acid is an effective inhibitor of A-5491 human lung adenocarcinoma cells and has great application value in anti-cancer.
In the application of food additives, cinnamic acid enzymatically synthesizes L-phenylalanine. L-phenylalanine is an important food additive - the main raw material for sweet Aspartame. Has a strong bactericidal, antiseptic effect. It is also a cinnamic acid hydrolase, a component of capsaicin synthase, which can utilize genetically modified capsicum varieties with high yield of capsaicin, which will greatly improve the quality of peppers, thus effectively promoting the development of capsicum industrialization. The use of cinnamic acid for anti-mildew, anti-corrosion and sterilization can be used for preservation and preservation in food, vegetables and fruits. It can also be used in wine to make it bright and shiny.
The role of cinnamic acid in the application of flavors and fragrances, modulation of apples, cherries, can be used as apple flavor, cherry flavor, fruit flavor, floral essence and use. It can be used as an aromatic mixture for soaps, shampoos, laundry detergents, daily cosmetics. It inhibits the formation of black tyrosinase, has a certain insulating effect on ultraviolet rays, can make the brown spots lighten or even disappear, and is one of the essential ingredients in advanced sunscreens. In itself, it is a kind of spice, which has a good fragrance-maintaining effect. Usually, it is used as a raw material for matching fragrance to make the aroma of the main fragrance more volatile and volatile. Various esters of cinnamic acid (such as A, B, C, D, etc.) can be used as fixatives for beverages, cold drinks, candy, alcohol and other foods.