Quercetin’s best known mechanism of action involves its ability to stabilize mast cell membranes, which in turns can decrease the release of histamine. In this way it provides nutritional support for individuals who occasionally suffer from allergies.
Other benefits include its cardiovascular support and protection of the gastrointestinal
tract. A number of quercetin’s beneficial effects appear to be due to its antioxidant activity. Quercetin can scavenge free radicals and inhibit the oxidation of LDL cholesterol.
By itself, and when paired with vitamin C, quercetin can reduce the incidence of oxidative damage to skin and nerves caused by glutathione depletion.
This exclusive Thorne formula features quercetin bound to sunflower-sourced phospholipids to enhance its absorption.
Quercetin suppresses the NLRP3 inflammasome by affecting these regulators.
Quercetin, as an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, analgesic and inflammatory compound, is probably a potential treatment for severe inflammation and one of the main life-threatening conditions in patients with COVID-19.