1. As an anti-oxidant, isoquercitrin has been widely used in anti-aging and preventing disease.
2. Isoquercitrin can be used as anti-diabetic, anti-hypertensive, anti-neurasthenic ingredient in functional foods and supplementary medicines.
3. Isoquercitrin possesses anti-virus activity, which is used for hepatitis and jaundice therapy.
Isoquercitrin exists in the flower of Lidan (Malvaceae), the leaves of kenaf (Apocynacese) and Lithocarpus polystachyus Rehd. It is yellow crystalline powder.Isoquercetin is presently being investigated for prevention of thromboembolism in selected cancer patients and as an anti-fatigue agent in kidney cancer patients treated with sunitinib.