Quercetin's Effect on Blood Pressure
Quercetin has become best known for its antiviral properties. However, this flavonoid found in red grapes and onions has many other benefits, including lowering blood pressure.
A Japanese study identified one mechanism behind the blood pressure-lowering actions of quercetin. It is related to the action of negative chloride ions in the cell’s cytosol, influencing volume-dependent high blood pressure
Quercetin is often combined with vitamin C or bromelain, a proteolytic enzyme found in pineapple stems. The combin…