Quercetin may be a major reason why the old adage about eating "an apple a day" has been associated with good health. Quercetin, a potent antioxidant found in apples, onions and some other fruits and vegetables, is a flavonoid that helps fight cell-damaging free radicals.
Recent research has linked Quercetin's benefits to brain cell protection, inhibition of LDL oxidation, inhibition of histamine and other conditions affected by free radical damage.*
PLT has developed a significant line of Food Origin Ingredients for nutritional applications, including sources of quercetin.
Appol™ is a standardized extract of apples providing 5% quercetin, 5% phloredizin and 5% caffeoylquinic acids. Standardized to provide 50% total apple polyphenols, Appol™ is a whole food, non-GMO product.
PotentOnion™ is a standardized extract of onions providing 30% quercetin in the highly bioavailable glycosylated form. The product provides 50% total polyphenols using a patented process which preserves the polyphenols due to the inhibition of oxidation. PotentOnion™ is a whole food, non-GMO product.
PLT also offers quercetin from more traditional sources, including
Fava D'Anta Beans and Sophora Japonica Flowers.
Please contact PLT to learn more about our Food Origin Ingredients, including a full complement of fruit extracts, including: Cranberry, Apple, Bilberry, Blueberry Leaf, Black Currant, Grapefruit, Pomegranate, Prune (Plum), White Cherry, and various Grape Seed Extracts. We also provide extracts from Salad, Onion, Curcumin, Rosemary, Tamarind And Perilla.
Call PLT for pricing and specifications.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
P.L. Thomas & Co. Inc.