Origin: Can be found in St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum), Sarsaparilla, Dimorphandra mollis, in the leaves of Harungana madagascariensis (Hypericaceae), in the rhizome of Astilbe thunbergii, in the root of Astilbe odontophylla (Saxifragaceae), in the rhizome of Smilax glabra (Chinaroot, Smilacaceae) and in the bark of Hymenaea martiana, Johki tea, and in certain wines
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Astilbin is a flavonol found in many sources including St. John’s wort and Sarsapilla. It is linked to longevity, reduced inflammation, skin and eye health, and improved immune function. Certain studies have found that Astilbin, along with smilagenin help protect liver cells and can be used to prevent liver disease and inhibit the growth of cancer cells.
Common Dosage: Currently there is no standard dose for Astilbin