Quercetin is a plant flavanoid which has strong anti oxidative property and that can neutralize the free radicals helping a person to stay healthy and young. Quercetin which gives colour to the fruits and vegetables are abundant in apples, red wine, onion, citrus fruits and parsley leaves.
Quercetin which is a very potent antioxidant has the property of scavenging the free radicals that cause cell and DNA damage resulting in a number of diseases and condition. Quercetin also has a number of other health benefits besides being a powerful antioxidant.
Quercetin has anti allergic and anti inflammatory property so it can be used to reduce the symptoms in hay fever, asthma, inflammatory response etc.
Quercetin is also shown to help the prostrate health in older men and hence reduce the chance of occurrence of prostate cancer in them.
Food containing Quercetin is found to help in reducing the chance of cancer though the action of quercetin supplement against cancer has not been proved.
Quercetin supplement improve the immunity of a person and is found to reduce the occurrence of conditions like common cold, fever etc.
Quercetin supplement is helpful in lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, and in improving blood vessels. It also improves the liver and heart of a person.
As the flavanoid has a number of health benefits and is helpful in fighting a number of diseases and conditions, anyone who wishes for a good health and immune body can start the supplement after consulting with a physician. People suffering from high blood pressure and cholesterol levels or allergic symptoms can also be helped with the supplement.
No side effects have been reported associated with Quercetin supplement intake.
For general health in adults the recommended dose of Quercetin is 100 to 250 mg a day and for treatment of allergy a less dosage is recommended.