Rutin is a flavonoid, widely found in Chinese herbal medicines (sophora, astragalus, Pueraria, dried tangerine peel, etc.), fruits (lemon, citrus, cherries, grapes, apricots, plums, etc.), vegetables (asparagus, tomato, cucumber, etc.), with Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral, antidiabetic, anticancer and other pharmacological effects.
Rutin is classified as vitamin P, which can increase the toughness of capillaries, regulate their permeability, regulate blood lipids, prevent and treat cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, etc. It can also be used in medicine, multivitamin preparations, cosmetics, and the chemical industry, and as active ingredients in animal feed.
In addition, the drug rutin has a good therapeutic effect on the treatment of hypertension, diabetes, retinal hemorrhage, cerebral hemorrhage, etc., and can also play an antiviral role.
Rutin is also a natural sunscreen with strong absorption of X-rays and UV rays. At present, the side effects of rutin are not obvious, but it should be noted that it also needs to be used correctly under the guidance of a doctor, so as to avoid the side effects caused by excessive consumption.