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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.

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Things to Note

Is a Form Of

Primary Function:

Also Known As

3, 3', 4', 5, 5', 7-hexahydroxyflavone

Do Not Confuse With

Myricitrin (the 3-O-rhamnoside of Myricetin), Myristin and Myristicin (components of Nutmeg), Myristica fragrans (the plant called 'Nutmeg')

Caution Notice

Known to interact with enzymes of drug metabolism

  • Appears to be able to inhibit CYP2C9 and CYP3A4 activity (2-8mg/kg myricetin orally to rats)

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