Crocin II

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Crocetin gentiobiosylglucosyl ester; Crocin 3; Tricrocin

Molecular weight:

814,82 g/mol

From various species of crocus (Crocus) and gardenia (Gardenia).

  • Is a natural yellow to orange-red dye from plants
  • According to a study, crocin has been shown to have aphrodisiac properties in laboratory rats
  • Antiproliferative, antioxidant and potentially antidepressant effects were also determined
  • The maximum effect is 160 – 320 mg/kg, but poisoning symptoms can occur in humans even at 60 mg/kg of saffron.

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