After winter allergies with all its detrimental constrictive effects on small blood vessels, bronchioles and others, now is the turn for spring allergies. Runny nose, stuffy nose, wet eyes, sneezing and other symptoms are signs of allergies. Today, children are really affected by multiple chemicals.
Over 30 different medical products as sold over the counter or under prescription for children as well as for adults alike. Obviously, medications have multiple side effects. Drowsiness is among them. Some products may create more problems than they resolve. If you don’t want to fall asleep behind the wheels or at your desk other alternatives are available.
Health-promoting effects of quercetin.
- Quercetin is a natural compound.
It is also one of the most abundant flavonoids in plants. The flavonoid has antioxidative and anti-inflammatory properties. It is found in red onion, buckwheat and other fruits and vegetables. Quercetin relieves symptoms and even stops histamine and other inflammation in the cells, due to allergies.
Anti-carcinogens activity of quercetin.
The polyphenol compound helps to reduce toxicity of the drug doxorubicin for long term treatment in breast cancer patients. It is also efficient in combination with catechin and resveratrol. The research was published in the journal of cancer chemotherapy and pharmacology in 2011.
Quercetin is also efficient for the prevention of colon and lung cancers. It accelerates tumor’s death.