Source Naturals, Activated Quercetin, 10 Tablets (Discontinued Item)
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- Dietary Supplement
- Bioflavonoid Complex
Activated Quercetin is a unique bioflavonoid derived from plant sources. In human cell culture studies, quercetin has been shown to inhibit histamine release. Additional research needs to be conducted to confirm the effects of quercetin, if any, in humans. Bromelain is a pineapple enzyme that may assist the body in times of stress. Magnesium ascorbate is a buffered (non-acidic) form of vitamin C that helps support the immune system.
3 to 6 tablets daily in divided doses, between meals. If you have a delicate, easily irritated stomach, take with meals.
Sorbitol, stearic acid, modified cellulose gum, silica and magnesium stearate.
Caution: If you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or breastfeeding, consult your health care professional before using this product.
Do not use if either tamper-evident seal is broken or missing. Keep out of the reach of children.
|Serving Size: 3 Tablets|
|Servings Per Container: 3|
|Amount Per Serving||%DV|
|Total Carbohydrate||1 g||<1%*|
|Vitamin C (as magnesium ascorbate)||646 mg||1,076%|
|Magnesium (as magnesium ascorbate)||50 mg||13%|
|Bromelain (2,000 G.D.U. per gram)††||300 mg||†|
|*Percent Daily Values (%DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
†Daily Value not established.
††GDU is a standard measure of activity for bromelain.
I have tried other brands and always come back to Source Naturals. Quercetin is an onion derivative which stabilizes the (mast) cell membrane during an allergy attack so that no histamine is released--which is what causes our miserable allergy symptoms--thus acting like a natural antihistamine. Vitamin C is needed to activate the quercetin and bromelain further helps things. This is the perfect combo. When I tried Dr's Best I felt no relief whatsoever, even when taken with C caps. I have used these tablets for years, then switched to the SN caps and found equally rapid relief with both. I take 3 during an attack and the symptoms are gone within 15 min. Please note that the tablets contain gluten from wheat, the caps do not. My Dr suspected a gluten allergy and I was on a gluten-free diet for a while, but as tests later revealed, luckily that is one health problem I do not have. The tablets are medium sized and rather flat. I hope this info helps someone out there find the right side-effects free allergy pill.
Helps with allergies such as hayfever
Posted by reflexheather on Jan 29, 2014
Helps my partners sinus problems. less sneezing etc. Quercetin is a natural anti histamine and works well when taken with B vitamins for hay fever. I have worked for two of Dublin’s top health stores for 10 years and am now a holistic practitioner. I hope you found this review helpful.
Seemed to help
Posted by healthydoesit on Oct 10, 2013
My dad was hesitant to take this "natural stuff," but ended up being satisfied with the results. He claims he's not sure if it worked or if he just got better. Haha. But he felt better each time he took.one. I will purchase more for him. He had no drowsiness like he would with otc allergy meds. Take a look at my page to see over 100 real reviews from products I've purchased and tested here at Iherb!
Didn't notice anything
Posted by 5724840933078518186 on Apr 12, 2013
Took these with some other supplements. Didn't notice anything unusual, but at least I didn't have any negative effects. Got these as a sample.