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Hesperidin

Hesperidin is a flavanone glycoside (flavonoid) (C28H34O15) found abundantly in citrus fruits. Its aglycone form is called hesperetin. Its name is derived from the Hesperides nymphs of Greek mythology. Hesperidin is believed to play a role in plant defense. It acts as an antioxidant according to in vitro studies.[1] In human nutrition it contributes to the integrity of the blood vessels.

Vitamin P - bioflavonoids - info

Bioflavonoids also called Vitamin P are not strictly speaking a vitamin, but for easy classifications, we are listing it as a vitamin. The term bioflavonoids refer to many different ingredients and include hesperin, hesperidin, eriodictyol, quercetin, quercertrin, rutin etc. 

This nutrient can not be manufactured by the body and must be supplied in the diet.

 

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