What is Scopoletin?


Scopoletin is a coumarin begin in the basis of plants in the brand Scopolia like Scopolia carniolica or Scopolia japonica, in chicory, in Artemisia scoparia, in the roots and leaves of Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica ), in the affection flower, in Brunfelsia, in Viburnum prunifolium or Kleinhovia hospita. It can aswell be begin in vinegar, some whiskies or in dandelion coffee. A agnate coumarin is scoparone.
Scopolin is a glucoside of scopoletin formed by the activity of the enzyme, scopoletin glucosyltransferase.