There are many different bioflavonoids, including:
The human body cannot produce Bioflavonoids, so they must be supplied in the diet.
Bioflavonoids are used extensively in the treatment of athletic injuries because they relieve pain, bumps, and bruises. They also reduce pain located in the legs or across the back, and lessen symptoms associated with prolonged bleeding and low serum calcium Bioflavonoids act synergistically with Vitamin C to protect and preserve the structure of capillaries.
In addition, Bioflavonoids have an antibacterial effect and promote circulation, stimulate bile production, lower cholesterol levels, and treat and prevent cataracts. When taken with Vitamin C, Vitamin P also reduces the symptoms of oral herpes.
Quercetin, a bioflavonoid found in blue-green algae and available in supplement form, may effectively treat and prevent asthma symptoms.
Activated Quercetin from Source Naturals is a good source of quercetin. It also contains two other ingredients that increase its efficacy: bromelain, an enzyme from pineapple, and Vitamin C, in the nonacidic form of magnesium ascorbate. Bromelain and quercetin are synergists, and should be taken in conjunction to enhance absorption.
Natural Food Sources of Vitamin P