What is Resveratrol
Resveratrol is a phenolic compound, a stilbene, created by plants in response to injury, infection, and?fungal attack. It exists in two forms, the trans- and cis- molecule forms, with trans-resveratrol being the highly-absorbable form. The compound is regarded as having powerful antioxidant effects, thereby supporting health at the cellular level.
There have been numerous studies that show the benefits of moderate red wine consumption on health. That’s because of the resveratrol in grapes. Red wine is fermented with the antioxidant-potent grape skins present; some studies suggest that the intake of red wine (and therefore resveratrol) may yield cholesterol-lowering effects. The effect of red wine and wine polyphenol resveratrol on endothelial function was investigated and proved in many experiment on hypercholesterolemic rabbits.
Function of Resveratrol
3.Protecting cardiovascular system.
4.Positive Effects on Estrogen Levels
Applications of Resveratrol
1- Applications as dietary supplement
Resveratrol is chemopreventive agents of prevention and treatment of atherosis and cardiovascular disease, and is regarded as one of the top 100 most effective anti-aging element. It’s widely used
– As dietary supplements
– As food?additives
2- Applications in cosmetics
With the excellent effective of anti-wrinkle, whitening and moisturizing, Resveratrol has certain application value in cosmetics.
3- Applications in medicine industry
Resveratrol is regarded as another green anti-cancer medicine after Taxol due to its excellent effective effect of anti-oxidant, antioxygen free radical, and anti-cancer.