Synephrine is actually citrus Aurantium which is extracted from bitter orange.Synephrine is the main "active" compound found in the fruit of a plant called Citrus aurantium. The fruit is also known as zhi shi (in traditional Chinese medicine), and as green orange, sour orange and bitter orange in other parts of the world. Synephrine is chemically very similar to the ephedrine and pseudo-ephedrine found in many OTC cold/allergy medications and in a number of weight loss and energy supplements which contain Ma Huang.
The HPLC chromatogram of Neohesperidin
Strong synergistic effect .
Long shelf life .
Strong ability to cover the bitter taste, Used for livestock feed as a means of reducing feeding time.
1.Synephrine is used as a dietary supplement designed to support calorie burning (thermogenesis) and resulting weight loss.
2.Applied in pharmaceutical field.It helps to clean the blood and has been reported to dissolve kidney stones.