Our range of citrus extracts are rich in Flavonoids such as hesperidin, naringin, neohesperidin, diosmin and apigenin; all of them with a great bioactivity that allows to prevent health problems such as cardiovascular diseases, cancerous tumors and episodes of hyperglycemia.
Therefore, our products are suitable for their application in the nutraceutical and cosmeceutical industry.
Scientific studies have shown that regular flavonoid intake is associated with a reduction of coronary heart diseases because it improves vasodilation, it lowers LDL cholesterol and it prevents atherosclerosis.
It has also action in cancer processes. Flavonoids help to avoid genetic mutations of DNA caused by UV rays, inhibiting both the growth and proliferation of cancer cells.
Flavonoids also have anti-inflammatory properties that, according to the studies, could be part of treatments against brain degenerative diseases in the future.
They also have antimicrobial properties against certain groups of viruses and microorganisms such as Salmonella.