• Jiao Chen
  • Zhen-Zhen Wang
  • Ling-Lei Kong
  • Nai-Hong ChenEmail author


Hesperidin, as a derivative of dihydroflavonoids, widely exists in legume, birch, lip flower, butterfly flower, Rutaceae, and citrus plants. Hesperidin has the function of vitamin P, controlling blood pressure, antiallergic, reducing bone mineral density and cholesterol, improving enzyme activity and microcirculation, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-hepatitis B, and antitumor. As auxiliary materials, hesperidin is widely used to aid in the treatment of the cardiovascular system. Hesperidin, as a natural plant extract and nontoxic side effect to the human body, will have a broad market prospect.


Hesperidin Dihydroflavonoids Vitamin P 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiao Chen
    • 1
  • Zhen-Zhen Wang
    • 1
  • Ling-Lei Kong
    • 2
  • Nai-Hong Chen
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Institute of Materia MedicaChinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical CollegeBeijingChina
  2. 2.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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