Grape seed extract is an active adjuvant that prevents and treat varicose veins due to the effects of stabilizing and strengthening the vein walls, reducing the blood viscosity and fragility of the capillaries. Studies show that complex oligomeric proanthocyanidins may be useful in treating venous problems. Also, antioxidant substances in grape seeds are very useful in stopping degenerative processes affecting older adults.
The grapes, their juice, the seeds and the whole fruit have been used as a medicine since the time of the Greek Empire. Various parts of the plant have traditionally been used for the natural treatment of many health problems such as skin and eye irritation, bleeding, varicose veins, diarrhea, and cancer.
The increased interest in grape derivatives is primarily due to the French. The French paradox consumes a lot of fat and yet have an extraordinarily low rate of incidence of cancer or heart disease. Grapes have many antioxidant virtues to prevent blood clotting and significantly reduce bad cholesterol levels.
Grape seed extract is recommended for many diseases because of the antioxidant properties of grape seeds from complex oligomeric proanthocyanidins (OPC). Research has shown the efficacy of OPC in grape seed for damaged blood vessels or weak blood vessels for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy, edema (buildup of fluid) in the arms and legs, and high cholesterol. OPC seems to be well tolerated, with few side effects.
The health benefits associated with grape seed extract:
Healing wounds: The grape seed extract can heal the dermal wounds.
Improved bone strength: If we choose to include grape seed extract along with calcium in the diet, we will "benefit bone formation and bone strength. The extract may be useful in the treatment of bone weakness caused by low calcium.
Cardiovascular benefits: Antioxidants in grape seed extract can protect blood vessels from damage, which can prevent high blood pressure. Proanthocyanidin Grape Seed Extract (GSPE) offers antioxidant protection of superior efficacy compared to vitamins C, E, and β-carotene.
Reducing edema (swelling): Administration of grape seed extract can help reduce bloating that occurs after trauma or surgery. Breast cancer patients who took 600 mg of grape seed extract each day for six months had less edema compared to those who were placebo.
Prevention of cognitive decline: The grape seed extract is very rich in proanthocyanidins (monomeric polyphenols oligomers), which could prevent cognitive decline. A critical role of the proanthocyanidin component in grape seeds is neuron protector in the hippocampus region of brain preventing a cognitive loss that can arise with aging.
Improve the symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency.
How are Grape Seeds Administered?
No damage is known if you chew grape seeds, except for a slightly bitter taste. You can also make the grape seed powder that you add to soups or other foods. The form of supplements can easily be found in the form of capsules, tablets and liquid extracts. All can have the effect of reducing pain, burns, tingling, and swelling of varicose veins.
Caution: It is better to avoid eating grape seed extract by babies and pregnant or breastfeeding women as well as those taking blood thinning medications.
Grape preparations, including extract, have shown effectiveness in reducing the symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency, which can cause pain, fatigue, visible veins or swollen limbs. Also, swelling caused by strokes or surgery disappears more quickly when supplements containing grape seed extract are used. Grape bunches also have beneficial effects for people who suffer from hypertension, lowering blood pressure. Also, numerous laboratory tests have shown that grape seed extract has been able to prevent the development of cancer cells.
Improves night vision
Grape seed extract protects liver cells from the action of drugs used to treat cancer, but treatment is only under the therapist's supervision. All grape seed extract has also proved to be a reliable help for those who have diabetes and has a key role in improving night vision, diminishing the effects of aging, and treating hemorrhoids. The preparation is also used as an adjuvant in the treatment and prevention of varicose veins, because of strengthening the vein walls and reducing the fragility of the capillaries, being of significant help in improving bone strength. In all diseases, it is usually recommended a capsule a day or six drops three times a day. Cure takes four months.