Primula veris / primroses

Primula veris (L.), Primulaceae

Active substance extract
CAS number  84787-68-8
Plant part aerial parts
China list yes
Conditions fresh or dried and crushed
Country of origin the Netherlands



Holland Biodiversity is supplier of Primrose veris, vulgaris, denticulata and sikkimensis plants:

  • fresh aerial parts
  • dried aerial parts


Primula veris, also known as primrose, a cultivated plant in the Netherlands, is a flowering plant from the Primulaceae family and used as an active substance in nutraceuticals and skin care products.

The young leaves can be eaten raw in salads or added to soups in the last 5 minutes. The taste is quite neutral, but the mouthfeel is pleasant! A tasty wine is made from the flowers!
There are plenty of medicinal properties, including the use in ADHD, against cough and bronchitis, as a sedative, and in external symptoms such as migraine, arthritis and osteoarthritis, bruises and bruising, sunburn, abrasions, insect bites, pimples and itching.

Many other varieties and species are also available, for example primula vulgaris, denticulata and sikkimensis. Each with their unique chemical composition.


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


Applications of the plant extract of Primula / Primrose:

  • skin conditioning such as sunburn, bruising, insect bites
  • cough and bronchitis
  • sedative
  • and many others

We can select and produce Primula with the highest yield of active compounds for you!

In the Netherlands we grow approximately 30,000 different varieties on a commercial scale. Hundreds of varieties of primula / primrose are grown, each with its own unique ingredients. Let us know which substances 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.

More information about our services, or get in touch via 0031 651 537699,

Additional information



Active substance


CAS number


Plant part

aerial parts

China list


Country of origin

the Netherlands


cosmetics, food ingredients