Leucojum aestivum / summer snowflake

Leucojum aestivum (L.), Amaryllidaceae

Country of origin the Netherlands
Active substance extract
CAS number n.a.
China list yes
Plant part bulbs, aerial parts, flowers
Conditions fresh or dried and crushed


Holland Biodiversity is the supplier of Leucojum.

  • fresh flowers
  • fresh bulbs
  • dried flowers
  • crushed and dried bulbs


Summer snowflake, official name leucojum aestivum, is a flowering plant from the Amaryllidaceae family and used as an active substance in skin care products and in the pharmaceutical industry.

Leucojum aestivum contains the alkaloid galanthamine, which is one of the main active substances and commonly used drug for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).


  • GACP
  • Contract Cultivation
  • Biological
  • Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) Treaty free
  • Small and large volumes
  • Green & Sustainable

Applications of the plant extract of Summer Snowflake:

  • skin protection
  • anti-wrinkle
  • anti-aging
  • soothing


We can produce Leucojum with the highest yield of active compounds for you!

Holland Biodiversity: your partner in Metabolomics!

In the Netherlands we grow approximately 30,000 different varieties on a commercial scale. Different varieties of Leucojum are grown, each with its own unique ingredients. Let us know which compounds you are looking for, and we will find the right variety with the highest levels of active substances. We have our own laboratory with the latest analytical equipment to help you find the most active plant extract for your product with the use of Multivariate data analysis of NMR data, among others.

More information about our services, or get in touch via 0031 651 537699, info@hollandbiodiversity.com.

Additional information



Active substance

extract, galantamine, single compounds

CAS number


Plant part

aerial parts, bulbs

China list


Country of origin

the Netherlands


cosmetics, pharma