Helps to Protect Cells from Free Radical Damage & Promotes Healthy Circulation
Grapes contains the most powerful antioxidants, they are stronger than vitamin C and E, protects against heart disease, is anti-inflammatory, anti-carcinogenic, sharpens mental alertness, and is one of the only antioxidants able to cross the blood-brain The extract is rich in polyphenols, a beneficial compound shown as being high in antioxidants that helps to improve circulation.
OPC may improve blood circulation and to have protective properties against heart disease. Experimental data suggest that grape seed has anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic properties and prevents the formation of plaque in the arteries.
OPC is a natural substance mixture of water soluble flavonoids extracted from the grape seed of red wine grapes. It has been found to be the most powerful antioxidant(free radical scavenger) known to man; 20x stronger than Vitamin C and 50x stronger than Vitamin E. The extract from grape seeds may have a purity of up to 95%. It is thought to sharpen mental alertness because it is one of the only (if not the only) antioxidants able to cross the blood-brain barrier. It is also thought to restore capillary activity to normal, strengthen capillary walls, and restore flexibility to arterial walls.
History: People have been using grapes since ancient times not only for eating and drinking but for medicinal purposes as well. Different parts of the plant including the grapes themselves, the leaves, and the stems, have been used. It was not until the 1970’s when a French biochemist isolated from grape seed the substance called oligomeric proanthocyandin (OPC).
Signs or Symptoms of a Deficiency: Grape seed extract helps liver spots or age spots.
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