- What other names is Quercetin known by?
- What is Quercetin?
- How does Quercetin work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Quercetin.
Quercetin is used for treating conditions of the heart and blood vessels including "hardening of the arteries" (atherosclerosis), high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease, and circulation problems. It is also used for diabetes, cataracts, hay fever, peptic ulcer, schizophrenia, inflammation, asthma, gout, viral infections, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), preventing cancer, for treating chronic infections of the prostate, improving the function of kidney transplants, and increasing exercise endurance.
Possibly Effective for...
- Prostate pain and swelling (inflammation).
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis), heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cataracts, hayfever (allergic rhinitis), stomach and intestinal ulcers, kidney transplants, schizophrenia, inflammation, asthma, gout, viral infections, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), increasing exercise endurance, preventing cancer, and other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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