In recent years, public and scientific interest in plant flavonoids has tremendously increased because of their postulated health benefits. Flavonoids are found primarily throughout the plant kingdom and are synthesized as secondary phenylalanine metabolites in plants. This chapter was mainly focused on the flavone chrysin (5,7-dihydroxyflavone), which occurs naturally in many plants, honey, and propolis. Chrysin has been known to have various pharmacological activities, including antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anticancer, and antiviral activities through inhibiting multiple pathways.
|Title of host publication||Therapeutic Applications of Honey and its Phytochemicals|
|Subtitle of host publication||Volume 2|
|Number of pages||24|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 2020|
- Pharmacological activities
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