Sophora japonica is the dried flower buds of the legume plant Sophora japonica, with a yellowish-brown or yellow-green appearance. Sophora japonica extract mainly contains flavonoids, saponins, sterols, and other components. Sophora japonicas and Sophora japonicas contain basically the same chemical components, except for rutin, they also contain many other chemical components.
Rutin, the main component of Sophora japonica extract, is a natural antioxidant, which has the functions of reducing the capillary permeability, anti-oxidation, anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, and inhibiting aldose reductase. Quercetin, another main component of Sophora japonica extract, can complex or capture free radicals to prevent lipid peroxidation in the body and effectively fight free radicals.
Pharmacological effects of Sophora japonica extract:
1. Anti-inflammatory effect
The rutin contained in the Sophora japonica extract has a significant inhibitory effect on the inflammatory process.
2. Maintain vascular resistance
Rutin can reduce vascular permeability, reduce fragility, and maintain vascular resistance.
The quercetin in Sophora japonica extract can increase the content of antioxidant enzymes and effectively resist oxidation.