A water-soluble vitamin, found as a crystalline substance especially in citrus juices that functions as a bioflavonoid in promoting capillary resistance to hemorrhaging.Solubility : Water
It enhances the use of vitamin C by improving absorption and protecting it from oxidation. Promotes blood vessel health, including improving capillary strength, Prevents accumulation of atherosclerotic plaque, May prevent hemorrhoids, miscarriages, capillary fragility, nosebleed, retinal bleeding in people with diabetes and hypertensionRich Sources :
Great sources of this vitamin are found in the edible pulp of fruits, green pepper, broccoli, and red wine.
If a diet contains enough fruit and vegetables, bioflavonoids should not be deficient, but deficiency would show up as bruising.Overdose Disease : Over dosages of bioflavonoids may cause diarrhea.