Chrysin is pale yellow powder (crystallized from methanol), m.p. 285 ° C. The soluble alkali hydroxide solution, Chrysin slightly soluble in ether, ethanol, and chloroform, insoluble in water. Chrysin is extracted from bignoniaceae plants auch as the seeds and bark of Oroxylum indicum (L.), Pinus mon-ticola Dougl. P.aristata Engelm. Chrysin has toxic effects on certain cancer cells.
1. Chrysin may have aromatase-inhibitory action.
2. Chrysin has antitumor activities, can suppress tumor cell multiplication and induce tumor cell apoptosis.
3. Chrysin has the function of antioxidant activity, antiviral activity, antidiabetic action, reducing blood lipids, depressing blood pressure and preventing gene mutation.
1.It is mainly used in pharmaceutical field;
2.It is mainly used in health product industry.