The Active Ingredient Of Honeysuckle Chlorogenic Acid
One of the main effective components of honeysuckle flower is chlorogenic acid. Chlorogenic acid is the ester of caffeic acid and quinine acid (1-hydroxyhexahydrogallic acid). The molecule has carboxyl group, ester bond, polyol and polyphenol structure. It is a phenylpropanoid compound, whose chemical name is 3-o-caffeinic acid.
Chlorogenic acid has a wide range of biological activities, modern science on the biological activities of chlorogenic acid has been deeply studied in food, health care, medicine and daily chemical industries.