Tag: Quercetin

Plant power: The Ultimate Guide on Quercetin & Coronavirus

Plant power: The Ultimate Guide on Quercetin & Coronavirus

While the novel coronavirus keeps marching across the globe, causing new cases and spreading the panic, a team of Canadian researchers is placing their hopes on Quercetin, a natural flavonoid from plants. The research is led by Dr Michael Chrétien, a scientist at the Clinical Research Institute of Montreal along with Majambu Mbikay, Congolese scientist, … Continue reading Plant power: The Ultimate Guide on Quercetin & Coronavirus

Quercetin Boosts Interferon Response to Viruses and COVID-19

Quercetin Boosts Interferon Response to Viruses and COVID-19

STORY AT-A-GLANCE COVID-19 interferes with a cell’s ability to protect itself; researchers find quercetin protects cellular response and boosts type 1 interferonType 1 interferon works by signaling infected cells to produce proteins to stop the virus from replicating in the cellQuercetin is also a zinc ionophore, which helps more zinc function inside cells to lower … Continue reading Quercetin Boosts Interferon Response to Viruses and COVID-19