green tea, apples, berries, Ginkgo biloba, St. John's wort, American Elder, and others. Buckwheat tea has a large amount of quercetin. People use quercetin as a medicine.
Quercetin is used for treating conditions of the heart and blood vessels including "hardening of the arteries" (atherosclerosis), high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease, and circulation problems. It is also used for diabetes, cataracts, hay fever, peptic ulcer, schizophrenia, inflammation, asthma, gout, viral infections, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), preventing cancer, for treating chronic infections of the prostate, improving the function of kidney transplants, and increasing exercise endurance.
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