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What is Quercetin? Does it help fight against cancer?

What is Quercetin? Does it help fight against cancer?

Quercetin is the most common bioflavonoid that people consume and is the most active. Bioflavonoids are a compound found in citrus fruits. Quercetin is largely responsible for the bright colors and medicinal activities of many plants. Quercetin has not been shown to treat cancer.

Citrus Fruits In The Basket On The Rustic Table
Citrus fruits in the basket on the rustic table

It is known to act as an antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory properties by inhibiting histamine. Laboratory studies indicate anticancer activity of quercetin against a wide range of cancer cell types. A systematic review showed that it does not help reduce the risk of ovarian cancer. But, studies in animals have shown its ability to increase the power of doxorubicin in liver cancer cells. Doxorubicin is one of the chemo that we call the ‘red devil’. Email us at info@icrmc.org and check out home website www.icrmc.org at the Institute of Cancer Restorative Medicine. Remember that someone else is dreaming about the things you take for granted.

Citrus Fruit
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