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Quercetin battles the flu - more evidence by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 2:02am Mice given quercetin, a naturally occurring polyphenol found in fruits and vegetables, were less likely to contract the flu (influenza), according to a study published by The American Physiological Society. The study also found that stressful exercise increased the susceptibility of mice to the flu, but quercetin canceled out that negative effect - ... Read on »
Red Onion......Source of Quercetin.... by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:58pm Onions contain quercetin, a flavonoid (one category of antioxidant compounds). Antioxidants are compounds that help delay or slow the oxidative damage to cells and tissue of the body. Studies have indicated that quercetin helps to eliminate free radicals in the body, to inhibit low-density lipoprotein oxidation (an important reaction in the ... Read on »
Effect of quercetin, flavonoids and alpha-tocopherol, an antioxidant vitamin on experimental reflux oesophagitis in rats. by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:58pm Research by Rao CV. and Vijayakumar M. Protective effect of quercetin and alpha-tocopherol on experimental reflux oesophagitis in rats was investigated. Rats received quercetin, (100 mg/kg), alpha-tocopherol (16 mg/kg), omeprazole (30 mg/kg) given at 1 h prior to surgery. Quercetin and alpha-tocopherol significantly inhibited th ... Read on »
Quercetin by Janine Bolton, R.D. Posted Fri 19 Dec 2008 12:00am If you live in the U.S. you may have seen a new product called "FRS" that is backed by Tour de France god, Lance Armstrong. FRS and some other products are claiming to increase energy via a natural compound called "quercetin" that is found in many plant foods, such as apples, grapes and onions. Usually when an energy drink comes on the mar ... Read on »
Effects of quercetin on bleomycin-induced lung injury: a preliminary study by Jan Posted Thu 25 Nov 2010 9:20pm ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of quercetin in a model of bleomycin-induced pulmonary inflammation and fibrosis. METHODS: Seventy-nine adult male hamsters were randomized to receive intratracheal (IT) instillations and intraperitoneal (IP) injections in four configurations: IP vehicle/IT saline (VS group, n = ... Read on »
Quercetin and Resveratrol: Powerful Antioxidants for Prostate Health by DrEliaz Posted Mon 31 Jan 2011 9:24pm Quercetin and resveratrol are two antioxidants getting a lot of good press these days. Quercetin is found in fruits and vegetables, and resveratrol is best known for being abundant in red wine. A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that human fat cells absorb both quercetin and resveratrol, which promoted h ... Read on »
Quercetin and Curcumin Potion by Margaret Patient Expert Posted Fri 04 Sep 2009 10:58pm I wanted to mention that a couple of days ago I began mixing quercetin powder with my chocolate curcumin “ganache.” By the way, I bought the quercetin powder from Supplemental Health Formulations (see Curcumin Brands/Sources for info on SHF) about a year or so ago. Here is a photo portraying the three powders I threw into [...] Read on »
Quercetin, WNT Signaling Pathways and Myeloma by Margaret Patient Expert Posted Fri 04 Sep 2009 11:00pm After reading the Delano Report a few months ago, I decided to test quercetin. For details (and a link to the report), please see my April 20th blog post titled Protocol, Spelled Out. What is quercetin? It’s a flavonoid found mainly in apples, onions, berries, cauliflower and nuts. [...] Read on »
Effect of quercetin, flavonoids and α-tocopherol, an antioxidant vitamin on experimental reflux oesophagitis in rats by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:56pm By Chandana Venkateswara Rao and Madhavan Vijayakumar Abstract Protective effect of quercetin and α-tocopherol on experimental reflux oesophagitis in rats was investigated. Rats received quercetin, (100 mg/kg), α-tocopherol (16 mg/kg), omeprazole (30 mg/kg) given at 1 h prior to surgery. Quercetin and α-tocopherol sig ... Read on »
Effect of Quercetin on Excessive Dermal Scarring by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:56pm Apples are an excellent source of quercetin. AbstractBy Maha F. El Goweini and Nagwa M. Nour El Din Objective: Quercetin is a bioflavonoid noted for its antihistamine release and antiproliferative effects. These properties could theoretically prove beneficial in reversing the inflammatory and proliferative responses in hypertrophic sca ... Read on »