Caffeic acid

Phyto molecular entry number
PRL000075
Phyto molecule name
Caffeic acid
Phyto molecule type
Hydroxycinnamic acid
Sources
  • Pear
  • Basil
  • Thyme
  • Oregano
  • Apple
  • Olive oil
Health benefits
  • Reduces cancer cell proliferation
  • Anti-oxidant
  • Anti-oxidant
  • Immuno modulator
Structure
C1=CC(=C(C=C1C=CC(=O)O)O)O
Reference(s)
  1. Olthof MR, Hollman PC, Katan MB . "Chlorogenicacid and caffeic acid are absorbed in humans". J.Nutr. 2001.131 (1):pp 66-71.
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