Grape Seed Extracts

Grape seed extracts are the derivatives from whole grape seeds, these products include chemicals known as polyphenols, including oligomeric proanthocyanidins, also known as antioxidants.


A polyphenol, a chemical substance found in plants and contained in grape seeds is resveratrol which may complicate the growth and proliferation of cancer cells.

Grape Seed Extract is prescribed by medical doctors in European countries as a dietary supplement, and may be purchased without a prescription. Grape Seed Extract is an extraordinarily safe and effective nutritional supplement.

Grape Seed Extract contains natural bioflavonoids called proanthocyanidins. Grape seed extract is an herbal preparation made from grapes. This extract contains oligomeric proanthocyandin (OPC), an important antioxidant.
 

Muscadine Grape Seed Extract Capsules

Health Nutritional Supplements

The skin and seed of grapes in general have high antioxidant content, but muscadine grapes in particular have exhibited a greater proportion of antioxidants than other varieties. Any dietary supplement which contains muscadine grape seeds.  Grape seeds have been found to possess high levels of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds which may effect blood vessel function.

Muscadine seed supplement contains a high concentration of plant derived active compounds, including gallic acid, ellagic acid, oligomeric proanthocyanidins and resveratrol. These are associated with reducing oxidative stress, and provide potential cardiovascular health effects of muscadine grape seeds.

Grape seeds extract dietry supplement, is specially produced to maximize its natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory concentrations and may will have a favorable effect on cardiovascular risk factors.

Studies have also been conducted to measure any effects on total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein or "bad" cholesterol, triglycerides, high-density lipoprotein or "good" cholesterol, blood sugar levels and markers for inflammation, such as C-reactive protein and interleukin-6.

Independent laboratory tests show that muscadine grape seeds contain very high levels of natural antioxidants.  Antioxidants are molecules which can safely interact with free radicals and help terminate the chain reaction before vital molecules are damaged.

Any supplement made from 100% Muscadine Grape Seeds, which naturally contains the powerful combination of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds, with over 1000 phenolic compounds including Resveratrol, Ellagic Acid, Quercetin and OPCs.

Independent laboratory tests show that muscadine seed supplements have the highest antioxidant rating of 895 µmole TE/g of any fruit tested.

In addition grape seeds have two more chromosomes than the typical wine grapes (40 in Muscadines). This fact provides for a greater range of chemical possibilities than other grapes.

As our bodies age we produce less antioxidants to combat the ongoing
destruction caused by free radicals, thus increasing the risk of developing serious health problems.
 

Bio-Active Muscadine Phytochemicals*

  • Ellagic acid
  • Quercetin
  • Resveratrol
  • Anthocyanidins
  • Cyanidin
  • OPCs (oligomeric procyanidins) 
  • artaric acid
  • Caffeic acid
  • Chlorogenic acid
  • Peonidin
  • Cinnamic acid
  • Delphinidin
  • Epicatechin
  • Petunidin
  • Gallic acid
  • Geraniol
  • Vitamin C
  • Myricetin
  • Kaempferol
  • Coumaric acid
  • Malvidin
*as reported in the book Muscadine Medicine, 
© 2005 by Hartle, Greenspan & Hargrove

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. 
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
 

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