Grape Seed Extract
Botanical name / Scientific Name: Vitis vinifera
Common Name: Grape
Procyanidins/ Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins (OPC)
Grapes are versatile fruits used in a wide range of popular foods. It is rich in antioxidants, including phenolic acids, anthocyanins, flavonoids and oligomeric proanthocyanidin complexes (OPCs). In fact, it is one of the best-known sources of proanthocyanidins.
- Due to its high antioxidant content, it can help protect against oxidative stress, tissue damage and inflammation and prevent disease.
- It helps reduce blood pressure, particularly in young to middle-aged and overweight people.
- It also helps reduce your risk of heart disease by inhibiting the oxidation of “bad” LDL cholesterol and by reducing oxidation to heart tissue during times of stress.