Specification: 85%-95% HPLC
Extraction solvent: Water
Origin: Dry citrus Aurantium
Hesperidin is a flavanone glycoside (flavonoid) (C28H34O15) found abundantly in citrus fruits. Its aglycone form is called hesperetin. Hesperidin is believed to play a role in plant defense. It acts as an antioxidant, according to in vitro studies. In human nutrition, it contributes to the integrity of the blood vessels. Hesperidin reduced cholesterol and blood pressure in rats. In a mouse study, large doses of glucoside hesperidin decreased bone density loss. Another animal study showed protective effects against sepsis. Hesperidin has anti-inflammatory effects. Hesperidin is also a sedative, possibly acting through opioid or adenosine receptors. It can maintain normal blood vessels’ osmotic pressure, decrease blood vessels’ brittleness and shorten the bleeding time. In clinical application, it is frequently applied as an adjuvant and anesthetic to cure high blood pressure. It can enhance the effects of Vitamin C, and have
Hesperidin can decrease the permeability and fragility of capillaries and treat hypertension and hemorrhagic disease of blood capillaries with other medicine.