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Aspalathin structure.svg
CAS number 6027-43-6 YesY
ChemSpider 26286888 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:79078 YesY
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Molecular formula C21H24O11
Molar mass 452.41 g mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Aspalathin is a C-linked dihydrochalcone glucoside found in rooibos tea, a herbal tea prepared from the South African rooibos plant, Aspalathus linearis (Fabaceae).[1] Aspalathin has shown antimutagenic and antioxidant properties.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Bramati L et al. (2002). "Quantitative Characterization of Flavonoid Compounds in Rooibos Tea (Aspalathus linearis) by LC-UV/DAD". Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (Elsevier) 50 (20): 5513–5519. doi:10.1021/jf025697h. PMID 12236672.