ellagic acid


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ellagic acid

[e′laj·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C14H6O8 A compound isolated from tannins as yellow crystals that are minimally soluble in hot water. Also known as gallogen.
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The presence of phytonutrients such as ellagic acid, gallic acid, vanillic acid, luteolin, quercetin, rutin, [beta]-sitosterol and stigmasterol might be accounted for the anti-obesity effect of avocados.
Each rat was placed in the center of open field and the following variables were recorded after the latest administration of ellagic acid for 5 min: number of outer squares crossed (outer locomotion) as Locomotor Activity; number of inner squares crossed (inner locomotion) as Anxiety or Approach/Avoidance.
5 in dark packaging also contained high concentrations of punicalagins A and B, gallic and ellagic acids.
Ellagic acid is a polyphenol found in many types of plants, such as berries and pomegranates.
Levels of ellagic acid increased up to 83% by heat-treating the Ison extracts.
This is thought to be due to the presence of phenolic compounds such as gallic acid, ellagic acid, caffeic acid in these fruits.
Hydrolyzable tannins are composed of esters of gallic acid (gallotannins) or ellagic acid (ellagitannins) with a sugar core which is usually glucose (Bhat et al.
Recent evidence shows that photochemical constituents of muscadines are distinct and differ from other grapes by having unique phenolic compounds, such as ellagic acid and other anthocyanins in appreciable amounts (20-22).
Both contain the brightening agents ellagic acid and calcium pantetheine sulfonate, as well as a blend of soothing and protective botanical extracts and vitamins, including vitamin C glucoside, licorice root extract, camellia flower and mulberry extracts.
The products contain ingredients such as bloodroot, shark cartilage, coral calcium, cesium, ellagic acid, Cat's Claw, an herbal tea called Essiac, and mushroom varieties such as Agaricus Blazeii, Shitake, Maitake, and Reishi.
Strawberries are full of a substance called ellagic acid which can help fight cancers.
Amazon Acai is made from fresh berries from Brazil and is rich in omega-3, omega-6 and omega-9 as well as amino acids, vitamins B and E, and ellagic acid.