Quercetin/Nettle Plus 120 tabs
Our immune system is designed to protect the body from invaders of all kinds. It recognizes, responds to, and clears out foreign substances which penetrate the protective barriers of skin and mucosal surfaces. Irritants such as dust, mold, pollen, environmental pollutants and dander cause the body to react by releasing mediators of inflammation (histamine, serotonin, prostaglandins, and bradykinin). This is the bodyÕs natural way of defending itself.
Each mediator has a specific function:
Histamine & Serotonin are designed to constrict smooth muscle cells.
Prostaglandins can regulate the release of histamine.
Serotonin increases vascular permeability, allowing for fluid to accumulate in the affected parts of the body.
Bradykinin which is a potent vasodilator that increases the permeability of the blood vessels.
Unfortunately, the release of all these compounds can be uncomfortable for the host - you! There is help: Quercetin/Nettle Plusª
Vital Health's Quercetin/Nettle Plusª ingredients are:
¥ Vitamin C
Vitamin C is a noted antioxidant and immune system stimulant. Vitamin C inhibits histamine release and helps break it down if it is released.
¥ Pantothenic Acid
Pantothenic Acid is a important for the production of various immune system cells.
Magnesium is involved in over 300 enzymatic reactions relating to every system in the body including relaxation of smooth muscle cells.
Quercetin is an extremely active bioflavonoid which inhibits the manufacture and release of histamine. It also acts as an antioxidant, sparing Vitamin C for other actions.
Bromelain is found in the stem of the pineapple. A proteolytic enzyme, bromelain breaks up large, negatively charged proteins which attract fluid such as histamine and bradykinin.
¥ Stinging Nettle Leaf
Stinging Nettle Leaf contains a large amount of Vitamins A, C, and E. These vitamins are associated with both antioxidant and immune system modulating activities.