The muscadine is America’s strongest source of grape resveratrol. But it is also rich in the polyphenols ellagic acid, myricetin and kaempferol.
Kaempferol has been the study of numerous research studies. A quick search of Google Scholar reveals hundreds of medical projects.
But the website WomenHealth (link below) has listed 10 key health benefits of the phytochemical kaempferol:
1. Hypoglycemic and antioxidant effects.
2. Anti-inflammatory effects.
3. Antimicrobial effect.
4. Cardioprotective effect.
5. Neuroprotective effects.
7. Estrogenic effects.
8. Anxiolytic-like response.
9. Analgesic effects.
10. Anti-allergic effects.
Kaempferol is type of flavonoid found in tea, broccoli, Delphinium, Witch-hazel, grapefruit,cabbage, kale, beans, endive, etc., and may be a potential phytochemical in preventing arteriosclerosis, oxidative damage of cells, lipids and DNA, etc.
Author’s note. It is also found in muscadine grapes.
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