Quercetin Side-Effects

If you research quercetin side-effects, you’ll soon find that no clear toxicity exists. So taking large amounts won’t immediately have any obvious ill effects. However, there is some theoretical and anecdotal evidence that consuming large amounts of quercetin regularly — especially with other antioxidants (especially Vitamin C) — can potentially manifest some problems in some people despite quercetin benefits.

As is the case with many antioxidants — especially bioflavonoids such as quercetin — taking too many antioxidants at once can result in a pro-oxidant effect. What this means is that the inflammation-reducing effects of supplements such as vitamin c and quercetin can actually instead cause inflammation if you take them both in very high doses.

Anecdotal evidence suggests that this manifests itself most commonly in joint discomfort after prolonged usage of quercetin. Continue reading

Quercetin Bromelain

The quercetin bromelain supplement combination is a rarity: two natural remedies with real clinical evidence to support they each work come together in a combination that is also clinically proven to have a synergistic effect. If you’re suffering from anything that causes inflammation or originates as inflammation, you owe it to yourself to at least try a quercetin bromelain supplement.

On to the real topic at hand: What is bromelain and how does it work with quercetin to make such an effective natural anti-inflammatory supplement?

Bromelain, like protease and lipase, is a protein-digesting natural enzyme. Bromelain works with quercetin in two ways: First, as an enzyme, it helps your body absorb a higher percentage of the quercetin you consume. Second, bromelain is proven to Continue reading