The History of Resveratrol

Resveratrol was first identified in 1939 by a Japanese researcher Dr. Michio Takaoka. It was isolated in the roots of a Japanese plant known as white hellebore. Years later, in 1963, another Japanese scientist isolated resveratrol from Japanese knotweed. The roots of Japanese knotweed had been used in traditional medicine to treat cardiovascular diseases, inflammation … Continue reading The History of Resveratrol