Myricetin

Article number:

7500768

CAS No.:

529-44-2

Formula:

C15H10O8

Synonyms:

Cannabiscetin; 3,3',4',5,5',7-Hexahydroxyflavone; Myricetol; 3,3',4,4',5',7-Hexahydro-2-phenyl-4H-chromen-4-on

Molecular weight:

318,24 g/mol

Plant: black tea, black currants (Ribes nigrum), blueberries, grapes, walnuts, cranberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea), fresh parsley (Petroselinum crispum), raw fennel leaves (Foeniculum vulgare).

  • In animal studies: Insulin-like effect
  • Promotes the transport of glucose (sugar) into cells and stimulates the build-up of body fat (lipogenesis)
  • It is said to lower the concentration of LDL cholesterol and to have a positive effect on the development of prostate cancer
  • Inhibits both the release of histamine and the formation of the enzyme lipoxygenase, which could have a positive effect on inflammatory reactions and allergies, as fewer leukotrienes are formed from the fatty acid arachidonic acid.

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