Bamboo is a plant. Juice from young bamboo shoots is used to make medicine. Bamboo extract is commonly referred to as bamboo water. It’s further processed to make essential oils, supplements and powders. The extract comes from the shoots and leaves of Bambusa Vulgaris bamboo. This bamboo grows naturally throughout the tropics. Bamboo extract is known to contain various compounds, including flavones, glycosides, phenolic acids, and amino acids.