Quercetin Side Effects are Minimal but There are a Few Cautions
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Quercetin Side Effects, Precautions and Recommendations

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Quercetin side effects are minimal and quercetin is considered safe. No clear toxicity has been identified. Some early quercetin research suggested that large amounts of quercetin could cause cancer in animals. But most current research finds quercetin to be safe or actually linked to protection from cancer. "Dietary quercetin is, therefore, a promising agent for cancer prevention and further research is warranted." (Multitargeted Cancer Prevention by Quercetin by Akira Murakami, Hitoshi Ashida, and Junji Terao in Cancer Letters Vol. 269(2), p315-325, Oct. 8, 2008)

Here are a few precautions for specific situations regarding using quercetin:

  1. People with sensitive stomachs may experience heartburn or acid reflux if larger doses are consumed on an empty stomach. However, this can often be avoided by simply taking the quercetin with a meal.

  2. People who are sensitive to citrus and use quercetin in a formula containing vitamin C, or other citrus bioflavonoids should be careful because there have been some reports of mouth sores, headaches, and digestive upset.

  3. People on Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) should be aware that quercetin may increase estradiol and reduce the effectiveness of other forms of estrogen.

  4. People who take the calcium channel blocker felodipine for high blood pressure should consult with a knowledgeable healthcare provider before taking quercetin supplements.

It is generally best to take the most natural form of anything rather than taking it in an isolated form as is usually done with pharmaceuticals. This is important because synthetic quercetin dehydrate as found in most supplements, is not soluble in water. Therefore, consumption of this synthetic compound may provide little meaningful benefit.

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Unlike synthetic formulas, the quercetin found in AIM LeafGreensTMis derived from faba bean, field pea, and spinach leaves, where it naturally occurs. Quercetin belongs to a group of plant pigments called flavonoids, which are partly responsible for the color of many fruits and vegetables. The natural quercetin found in AIM LeafGreensTM is more bioavailable and absorbable because it is not synthetic.

Compare the few side effects mentioned above that don't affect most people to the quercetin benefits that have something for everyone.

LeafGreens is a product that is high in naturally-occurring quercetin and has many other ingredients as well that make this a super green food.

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