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Rutin Supplements

Rutin Supplements


Rutin, a bioflavonoid, is a crystalline glucoside of quercetin, closely related to hesperidin. It is principally derived from buckwheat but is present in many other plants, including eucalyptus leaves, hawthorn, rose hips, rue and blue violet leaves.

Method of Action

Rutin acts as an antioxidant.

Therapeutic Approaches

Rutin is being tried as a free radical scavenger, with the potential to be cytoprotective and possibly anti-inflammatory.

A combination bioflavonoid will generally contain 500 mg of which 85 mg may be Rutin.

Toxicity Factors

Rutin, like other bioflavonoids, has a low toxicity and is generally recognized as safe.



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