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Product Name: Naringin
Synonym Name: 4,5,7-Trihydroxyflavanone 7-rhamnoglucoside,
Molecular formula: C27H32O14
Molecular weight: 580.53
CAS No: 10236-47-2
Melting point: 166 °C
Naringin belongs to the group of flavonoids. Pure naringin is a
yellowish powder. Naringin is a conjugate of a sugar molecule with
naringenin. The structure of naringin is very similar to that of
Naringin is mainly found in grapefruits. It is the compound that
gives grapefruit its typical bitter flavour.
Naringin has antioxidant, anti-carcinogenic and cholesterol
Studies have shown that naringin has a cholesterol-lowering effect,
reduces LDL oxiation and can help to prevent hypercholesterolemia.
Gorinstein S et al of the The Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical
School, Jerusalem, studied the changes in plasma lipid and
antioxidant activity in rats as a result of naringin and red
grapefruit supplementation. They found that diets supplemented with
red grapefruit juice and to a lesser degree with naringin improved
the plasma lipid levels mainly in rats fed cholesterol and
increased the plasma antioxidant activity. They concluded that
naringin has plasma lipid lowering and plasma antioxidant activity
Naringin is an aldose reductase inhibitor which means that it can
help to fight retinal disease linked to diabetics.
Naringin (and grapefruit) can interfere with certain drugs
including calcium channel blockers, sedatives, cholesterol lowering
drugs, caffeine and estrogen. Naringin stimulates the effect of
caffeine and could therefore increase its fat burning action.