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Naringin

  • Yue-Hua Wang
  • Wei-Han Li
  • Guan-Hua DuEmail author
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Abstract

Naringin, also called naringoside, hesperidin, and isohesperidin, is a kind of flavanone compound extracted from immature or nearly mature outer layer of C. paradisi Macfad which belongs to Citrus grandis (L.) Osbeck. Naringin has many biological activities and pharmacological effects including antioxidant, antiaging, anticancer, antimicrobial, hypoglycemic, lowering blood pressure, and prevention of atherosclerosis, and it has been used in fields of medicine and cosmetic. In addition, naringin can be used as natural colorants and flavor modifiers in food industry.

Keywords

Naringin Naringoside Analgesic Anti-inflammation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Beijing Key Laboratory of Drug Targets Identification and Drug Screening, Centre for Pharmaceutical Screening, Institute of Materia MedicaChinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical CollegeBeijingChina

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