Found mainly in the fruits, branches and leaves of olives, hydroxytyrosol is a polyphenolic compound with strong antioxidant activity. It has the same structure as other phenolic compounds, with phenolic hydroxyl groups attached to the ethanol chain that links the benzene ring. Its special structure is closely related to its antioxidant activity.
As an easily absorbed antioxidant, hydroxytyrosol can not only inhibit free radical participation by inhibiting free radical production and scavenging, but also effectively block oxidative damage of HEK-293 cell DNA from hydrogen peroxide induced cell damage. Plays an important protective role.
Hydroxytyrosol is commonly used in medicine, cosmetics and daily cosmetics to prevent diseases, reduce damage to the body, and increase skin elasticity and moisturization.