Quercetin is an antioxidant flavonoid found in fruits and vegetables. Flavonoids are what give plants their color‚ and have many nutritional properties. Since quercetin is an antioxidant‚ it’s helpful in neutralizing the free radicals in your body. It also serves as an antihistamine and anti-inflammatory. These qualities make quercetin a potentially effective way to reduce your allergy symptoms.
Quercetin also works to protect your arteries from harmful plaque buildup. Other possible benefits include:
- Support for healthy blood pressure levels
- Reduction of symptoms of bladder pain and the urge to urinate excessively‚ if you have a urinary tract infection
- Reduction of prostate inflammation