Official Release: Quercetin

From Naturiste:

Recent news about the possible role of Quercetin to help prevent Coronavirus.

According to a Radio-Canada article, Dr. Michel Chrétien, doctor and researcher at the Montreal Clinical Research Institute, said that:

“Quercetin (a plant substance) could act in a preventive and curative way on the Coronavirus. "

Radio-Canada article

Quercetin is a plant flavonol from the flavonoid group of polyphenols. It is found in many fruits, vegetables, leaves, seeds and grains. Its antioxidant properties can help reduce inflammation, allergy symptoms as well as blood pressure. According to Dr. Chrétien, Quercetin has been used successfully in tests against Ebola and Zika viruses. Naturiste has not verified this claim.

Naturiste sells Quercetin with Vitamin C. This product is licensed by Health Canada under the Natural Product Number (NPN) 80012028 and has recommended use as a source of antioxidants that help maintain good health.

For more details about this product, please click on the following link

C + Quercetin

According to the Health Canada monograph, the authorized claims are:

  • Source of antioxidants
  • Used in Herbal Medicine to protect blood vessels

See link below for Health Canada monograph

Health Canada Monograph


We wanted to issue this press release to address the question that was asked of us by many of you. Naturist will not express any opinion as to the validity of Dr. Chretien's comments or any other comments concerning the medical effects of Quercetin.


Photo credit: Will Lew - Michel Chretien and his team in Montreal. From left to right: Jeremy Carver, Richard Mayrand and Majambu Mbikay

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