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Doctor insights on: Quercetin

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What is quercetin?

What is quercetin?

Healthy flavonoid: Quercitin is a flavonoid found in many fruits ; veggies, esp. Onions, apples ; citrus. It may help allergies, reduce blood pressure ; prevent/treat cancer. As a supplement it's poorly absorbed; i advise isoquercitin which is much better absorbed.See http://umm.Edu/health/medical/altmed/supplement/quercetin ; http://www.Quercetinallergy.Info/ ; https://www.Biopharmasci.Com/%5cfile/isoquercetin-2.Pdf. ...Read more

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How can quercetin help support immunity?

How can quercetin help support immunity?

Quercetin: Flavonoids, such as quercetin, are antioxidants -- they scavenge damaging particles in the body known as free radicals, which damage cell membranes, tamper with dna, and even cause cell death. Antioxidants can neutralize free radicals and may reduce or even help prevent some of the damage they cause. ...Read more

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Is quercetin safe for children?

Is quercetin safe for children?

Quercetin: This is a plant flavonoid that is found as a supplement. It's touted uses are for allergies and prostate health. There are really no studies at all in children yet as to whether it works and certainly none to its safety, so very difficult to answer your question. Lots of studies are ongoing in mice and adults as to whether it works and how, but no advice on kids use yet. ...Read more

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How can quercetin keep my skin healthy?

Quercetin: Flavonoids, such as quercetin, are antioxidants -- they scavenge damaging particles in the body known as free radicals, which damage cell membranes, tamper with dna, and even cause cell death. Antioxidants can neutralize free radicals and may reduce or even help prevent some of the damage they cause. ...Read more

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Is quercetin good for hives?

Is quercetin good for hives?

Yes: Quercetin have being together with vitamin c working good for many patients. As a md , you will found two school , the old one do not agreed with vitamins and mineral. Be advise to get a family, pcp, or holistic dr. A physical examination and nutritional advise. Vitamins, minerals , with all my respects , are not 'garbage', they are components necessary for to many functios. ...Read more

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Can quercetin complex help allergies?

Can quercetin complex help allergies?

Possibly: There is conflicting data about whether it helps allergies or not and at what dose. At high doses there is a potential for harmful side effects. Always check with a doctor before taking supplements especially at high doses which could interact with other medicines. There are so many safe and effective allergy medications that there is little need to take supplements. ...Read more

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Can i take cymbalta (duloxetine) and quercetin at the time? Is this an mao interaction?

Can i take cymbalta (duloxetine) and quercetin at the time? Is this an mao interaction?

No interaction: You can take Cymbalta (duloxetine) and quercetin at the same time. It's not an MAO interaction. Cymbalta (duloxetine) is not an MAO anyway. And quercetin is a flavonol belonging to the class of flavonoids -- it's found in many plant-based foods, like red wine, onions, green tea, apples, berries, and vegetables in the broccoli family. ...Read more

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Can i take quercetin while breastfeeding?

Can i take quercetin while breastfeeding?

Minimal studies : This anti-oxidant preparation is not listed in the main breast feeding references & the available data cites little available data about use in breast feeding.Web md cites this & recommends against its use for that reason. ...Read more

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Is 500mg trans-resveratrol, 50mg quercetin, 250mg NR, and 75mg pterostilbene too much to take daily? Have early goiter development. Pills to blame?

Is 500mg trans-resveratrol, 50mg quercetin, 250mg NR, and 75mg pterostilbene too much to take daily? Have early goiter development. Pills to blame?

Supplements: I don't know why you're taking all this stuff. Although these supplements (what is "NR"?) are compounds naturally found in foods, taking megadoses is not "natural"? I don't know of an interaction between these supplements and goiter, but if you have a goiter, you should have it checked out by a doctor. ...Read more