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One of the many bioflavonoids, usually investigated as being more involved with anti-osteoporotic effects and bone health than other flavonoids like Kaempferol or Quercetin.

Myricetin is most often used for

What else is Myricetin known as?
Note that Myricetin is also known as:
  • 3 3 4 5 5 7-Hexahydroxyflavone
Myricetin should not be confused with:
  • Myricitrin (the 3-O-rhamnoside of Myricetin)
  • Myristin and Myristicin (components of Nutmeg)
  • Myristica fragrans (the plant called Nutmeg)

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