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  • n. A particular apigenin flavone glucoside

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A canary-yellow, pulverulent coloring matter, C15H14O7 or C17H16O8, contained, in the form of a glucoside, in puriri, the wood of Vitex littoralis, from New Zealand.


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  • Orientin, iso-orientin, vitexin and iso-vitexin contribute towards antioxidant properties and may possess hypotensive activity (lowers blood pressure) 4.

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