Hydroxytyrosol is a compound known as 3, and 4-dihydroxy phenyl ethanol, which has a variety of activities. Its molecular formula is C8H10O3, its relative molecular weight is 154, CAS No. 10597-60-1, and EINECS No. 600-704-3. The commonly used hydroxytyrosol is a white powder. Can not be dissolved in petroleum ether, ether, or chloroform, but can be dissolved in methanol, DMSO, and other solvents.
Hydroxytyrosol is a natural polyphenolic compound with strong antioxidant activity, which is very easy to be absorbed by the human body. As an antioxidant substance, it can not only inhibit the production of free radicals but also scour free radicals, thus preventing the participation of free radicals. Hydroxytyrosol plays an important protective role in cell damage caused by hydrogen peroxide, effectively blocking the oxidative DNA damage of HEK-293 cells.
In the actual application process of hydroxytyrosol, it is mainly used in medicine, cosmetics, daily chemicals, and other fields that can play a role in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, skin care, anti-aging, and so on.