Introduction to Quercetin
Quercetin is a flavonol compound with a wide distribution in the plant world and has a variety of biological activities. Its chemical formula is C15H10O7, and the CAS No. is 117-39-5.
It has been found in medical research that quercetin has a variety of biological properties, including inhibiting tumors, fighting free radicals, antioxidant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, lowering blood pressure, lowering blood lipids, preventing diabetic complications, and immune regulation functions, etc. These properties have important implications for the treatment and prevention of cancer, aging, and cardiovascular disease.
Quercetin food sources
Quercetin is found in a wide variety of foods, including vegetables such as broccoli, asparagus, green onions, green peppers, tomatoes, and red lettuce, and fruits such as apples, strawberries, grapes, blueberries, cranberries, and blackcurrants. Even green tea contains some quercetin.
Health benefits of Quercetin
- Reduces inflammation;
- Supports heart health;
- Helps relieve pain;
- Improve energy and stamina;
- Helps fight cancer;
- Protects Skin Health;
- Protects the health of the liver;
- Prevents Nervous Disorders;
Is it safe?
Quercetin is present in many fruits and vegetables and is safe to eat.
Moderate use (500~ 1000 mg per day) of quercetin is considered to be safe for most adults in good health. Overdose may cause mild symptoms such as headache, stomach pain, or tingling sensation, which varies from person to person. Also, it may be harmful to the kidneys, so use it with caution in patients with kidney disease.
Not only patients with kidney disease, but also children, pregnant women, and lactating women should not supplement drugs at will.
As with any supplement, consult your healthcare provider before taking quercetin, as it may interact with certain medications, including antibiotics and blood pressure medications, etc.
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