Rutin extracted from the fruit of the Brazilian Fava d’anta tree. Natural source of antioxidant bioflavonoids! What is rutin? Rutin is a natural plant pigment found in fruits and vegetables especially citrus pulp and rinds apple peels buckwheat and black tea. Other sources include cranberries mulberries asparagus and fruit from the Fava d’anta tree of Brazil. Rutin is sometimes referred to as “vitamin P” although it is not actually a vitamin. . How does rutin support health? . Rutin is an antioxidant bioflavonoid. Antioxidants are compounds that help protect cells from free radicals (unstable molecules generated by metabolism and through exposure to UV sunlight smoke chemicals etc.). Free radicals attack healthy cells damaging their structure and compromising normal cell function. Bioflavonoids are primarily noted for their powerful antioxidant properties in addition to their diverse biological activities.*. Why choose Vitacost Rutin? . Supplies 500 mg of rutin per 1-tablet serving. Rutin extracted from fruit of the Brazilian Fava d’anta (Dimorphandra mollis) tree. Contains 100 servings per bottle. Incredible value! About Vitacost. Vitacost nutritional products are manufactured to high standards of quality efficacy and safety. Each Vitacost product meets or exceeds the standards and requirements set forth in the FDA’s Code of Federal Regulation (21 CFR 111) Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP). . . . *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose treat cure or prevent any disease.