Recommended use Source of antioxidants that help protect cells against oxidative damage caused by free radicals. Recommended Dose Adults: 1-2 Capsules 2 times per day Medicinal Ingredients (per capsule) Pinus pinaster (Maritime pine, Stem bark).................25mg Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid).......................25mg Non-Medicinal Ingredients Inulin, Oryza sativa (Rice) hull powder, Rice bran, Hypromellose. No artificial fillers, binders, and coloring. Storage Store unopened bottles in a cool, dry place. Refrigerate after opening. Benefits Brain booster, anti-inflammatory, treats impotence, improves micro-circulation, reduces swelling of legs Pine Bark contains more than 40 different types of antioxidants and flavonoids that are rich in oligomeric proanthocyanidin compounds (OPC). Elixir Botanica’s Pine Bark is made from the stem of Pinus pinaster, the French maritime pine. It contains between 65-90% OPC with vitamin C added to enhance their anti-aging properties. Potent Antioxidant: Pine bark is one of the most potent antioxidants ever tested and can even quench nitric oxide, that can directly attack the DNA. Booster: Though it is not a network antioxidant, the French maritime pine bark has the special ability to boost the efficacies of network antioxidants and the efficient recycling of vitamin C. Thereby, boosting the body’s levels of glutathione and vitamin E, to further increase cellular defenses against free radical damage. Flavonoids enhance the activity of vitamin C, which is essential to make collagen that lines the walls of capillaries that forms the foundation of the body’s cardiovascular system. Weak capillaries can lead to oedema and fluid retention or swelling. Pine bark improves micro-circulation by reinforcing capillary walls and make them more resilient. Reduction of Blood Platelet Aggregation: Platelet aggregation can cause blood clots, leading to strokes and heart attacks. Human studies have shown that pine bark to be five times more effective than aspirin to reduce blood platelet aggregation, thereby providing an effective natural protection against cardiovascular diseases, especially for smokers. Other Benefits: Pine Bark is also known for its anti-microbial, anti-carcinogenic, anti-aging, anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic properties. The active ingredients in pine bark have been shown to inhibit lipid peroxidation, platelet aggregation, capillary permeability, and fragility. It also affects enzyme systems, which basically means it may be a natural treatment for many serious health conditions, such as stroke and heart disease. It can also help reduce muscle soreness and may help improve conditions relating to poor circulation, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome, diabetes, ADHD, female reproductive issues, bad skin, erectile dysfunction, eye disease, and sports stamina. Skin/ Beauty: Pine Bark is also widely used in the beauty industry as an effective natural supplement to prevent and reduce hyper-pigmentation such as melasma. Due to its ability to maintain high levels of serum vitamin C concentration, pine bark is also an excellent supplement for soft, radiant and youthful skin by reducing fine wrinkles and nourishing the skin.
VigourCells™ is an advanced scientific formulation of Elixir Botanica’s proprietary blend of the perfect combination of essential nutrients to feed our cells. It contains powerful antioxidants for the maintenance of good health and is a potent natural glutathione booster. It helps to reduce the adverse effects of free radical damage such as cancers, strokes, heart diseases, organ damage, diabetes, poor thyroid function and other age-related diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and dementia. VigourCells™ promotes the formation of healthy blood cells, boosts energy metabolism, improves fertility and builds strong bones and muscles. It also helps the body to metabolize nutrients more efficiently for hair growth and radiant skin. VigourCells™ enhances our immune system and helps in wound healing and connective tissue formation. It also aids the maintenance of a normal electrolyte balance. VigourCells™ is a source of vitamins and minerals to support biological functions which play a key role in the maintenance of good health: Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Folate Biotin and Magnesium help to maintain the body's ability to metabolize nutrients. Vitamin C helps to maintain immune function, in wound healing and in connective tissue formation. Biotin helps to maintain cognitive functions and healthy hair, nail, mucous membranes, and skin. Vitamin B6, vitamin B12, and Folate help to form red blood cells. Magnesium helps to maintain proper muscle function, including the heart muscle: helps to maintain normal electrolyte balance: and helps in energy metabolism, tissue formation, and bone development. Selenium helps to maintain the normal function of the thyroid gland. Recommended dose: Adults 2 capsules 2 times per day.