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What can grape seed extract do for my immune system?
Grapes have been a part of human history for thousands of years, they were pressed in grape juice, to later ferment into wine, dried for raisins; even grape vines and leaves were used to make tinctures and healing ointments. The vital characteristics of grapes have been know throughout history and used to treat various diseases and conditions, like skin infections, sore throat, cholera, indigestion and even cancer. The researchers have discovered that the most essential vitamins, minerals and antioxidant potential come specifically from the grape seeds. Grapes, in general, contain very high amounts of simple carbohydrates and sugar, but with modern advances in science and ability to extract all the nutrients and place them into capsules, they can now be enjoyed by people who are on a diet or have diabetic condition, by taking a daily amount of grape seed extract.
Grape seed extract is a potent antioxidant, containing much more disease-fighting power than vitamin C, E and beta-carotene together, making it the champion among all antioxidants. Antioxidants help our bodies control the levels of free radicals that attack healthy cells, contributing to cancer, heart disease and other dangerous conditions. Another important element in the grapeseed extract is resveratrol, a chemical having limitless antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Grape seed extract helps skin heal and repair faster after serious burns, cuts, bruises and even skin cancer. Grape seeds’ immune system effect on acne is tremendous as it helps combat your everyday breakouts by inhibiting the spread of acne-causing bacteria with its strong anti-microbial properties.
There have not been many grape seed extract allergies reported, but if you have known allergies to grapes, do not take grape seed extract. On the other hand, if you suffer from seasonal or skin allergies, grape seed extract can help you prevent the onset of symptoms or lessen them. Grape seed extract is a unique supplement that can help you boost your immune system.
The information provided in this article is not intended as medical advice and should only be used for educational purposes.
The information supplied in this article is not to be considered as medical advice and is for educational purposes only.
|Immune System Health26 Dec 2009|