What is Quercetin?
Quercetin is a type of flavonoid that can be found in fruits and vegetables. The fruits and vegetables that contain quercetin are grapes, berries, citrus fruit, onion, broccoli and kale. It has unique health properties that improve both mental and physical performance. Quercetin’s antioxidant property can bind and neutralize free radicals. Free radicals are unstable molecules that may cause cellular damage. Its properties are able to contribute to conditions including anti-carcinogenic, anti-inflammatory and antiviral.
What Are The Proposed Benefits of Quercetin?
- Fighting free radical and reduce cellular damage
- Help to reduce anti-inflammation
- Prevent the spread of cancerous cell and tumor growth
- Relieving allergy symptoms
Research suggests quercetin act as an effective antihistamine to reduce the histamine release from the cell, these anti-allergy able to treat bronchitis and asthma (1)
(1) David et al. Overviews of Biological Importance of Quercetin: A Bioactive Flavonoid. Pharmacogn Rev. 2016 Jul-Dec; 10(20): 84–89.