RUTIN – A POTENTIAL BIOFLAVONOID WITH VARIOUS PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIONSAbstract
Rutin or quercetin-3-O-rutinose (C27H30O16) is an essential member of the flavonoid family, a classification of total components of plant phenolic compounds. Rutin is typically located in buck herb seeds. Broccoli fruits, especially citrus fruits, red apples, and berries and drinks such as beer, tea, and coffee. This bioflavonoid is accountable for imparting color and flavor to fruits and vegetables. Rutin is located in many other plants, such as participants of the Fagopyrum genera, F tataricum, usually regarded as tartarine buckwheat, is specifically prosperous in protein. It works as a coloring agent, meal, additive, and used in cosmetics. Also, rutin has a more potent therapeutic effect than other flavonoid derivatives and therefore it is used as a medication to deal with vascular diseases. Several metals such as mercury, aluminum, titanium, vanadium and nickel can be determined spectroscopically by rutin. Rutin incorporates a broad range of pharmacological properties. Traditionally, it is used as anti-microbial, anti-fungal, and anti-allergic agents. However, the contemporary study proved its multi-spectrum pharmacological benefits for treating several chronic diseases, such as cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, and excessive cholesterol.
Pathivada Manasa and Ganta Suhasin *
Department of Pharmacology, GITAM Institute of Pharmacy, GITAM, Deemed to be University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India.
01 February 2021
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