Quercitin

Phyto molecular entry number
PRL000031
Phyto molecule name
Quercitin
Phyto molecule type
Flavonoids
Sources
  • Onion
  • Cauliflower
  • Cabbage
Health benefits
  • Reduces blood glucose level
  • Decreases lipid peroxidation
  • Decreases blood pressure
  • Inhibits the oxidation of LDL cholesterol
Structure
C1=CC(=C(C=C1C2=C(C(=O)C3=C(C=C(C=C3O2)O)O)O)O)O
Reference(s)
  1. Magorzata Zielinska, Artur Kostrzewa, Ewa Ignatowicz andJaromir Budzianowski.The flavonoids, quercetin and isorhamnetin 3-O-acylglucosidesdiminish neutrophil oxidative metabolism and lipid peroxidation.2001.vol.48:pp183-189.
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