OPCs (Oligoproanthocyanadins) found in grape seeds improve the biochemical properties of blood vessels, and help different types of vascular disorders including capillary fragility, peripheral chronic venous insufficiency and microangiopathy of the retina. Additionally, due to Grape Seed’s inhibiting effect on histamine release, it may useful in mitigating allergy symptoms.
Grape Seed has been shown to be helpful against mild and severe artherosclerosis. Grape Seed Extract is standardized to contain 85% OPCs (Oligomeric Proanthocyanadins),
- Free radical scavenger
- Immune enhancer (perhaps due to Vitamin C sparing activity)
- Allergy support
Dosage: Take 1 capsule daily.
Pregnancy and Nursing: Generally regarded as safe during pregnancy and lactation. However, as the effects found in grape seed during pregnancy and lactation have not been sufficiently evaluated, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.