noun[mass noun] Chemistry
A compound of the flavonoid class found in common rue, buckwheat, capers, and other plants, and sometimes taken as a dietary supplement.
- The most common flavonoid-containing supplements are Pycnogenol, grape seed extract, citrus flavonoids, quercetin, rutin, and soy isoflavones.
- The plant chemical rutin, which is a flavonoid, is partly responsible for this and also helps to rebuild the collagen fibres that maintain the outer layers of the vessels.
- We were fascinated by your use of rutin, since this flavonoid is a constituent in many herbs, including chamomile, elderberry and hawthorn.
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