What is Broccoli Extract Sulforaphane?
Broccoli Extract Sulforaphane is an isothiocyanate, which is obtained by hydrolysis of glucosinlates (Glucosinlates, Glu hereinafter referred to as glucosinolates) by myrosinase enzyme in plants. The molecular formula is C6H11NOS2. It is rich in cruciferous plants such as broccoli, kale, and northern round carrot. It is a common antioxidant and is the plant active substance with the best anti-cancer effect found in vegetables.
Sulforaphane Supplement Health Benefits
1.Sulforaphane for breast Cancer
Oregon State University researchers found that a compound rich in cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli can slow the growth of breast cancer cells, especially in patients with early-stage breast cancer.
2.Cauliflower extract sulforaphane soothes core autism symptoms
A clinical trial published in October 2014 that appeared in major U.S. television news outlets found that cauliflower extract sulforaphane can relieve core symptoms of autism.
3.Broccoli sprout extract holds promise for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
According to a study published April 13, 2011 in Science Translational Medicine, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have developed a A therapy based on the non-steroidal substance sulforaphane, used to strengthen the lung’s innate immune defenses and reduce inflammation, to treat problems that can occur in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Exacerbation of symptoms due to bacterial lung infections is a common problem for many patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).