Bilberry - Its chief action as an antioxidant is its powerful synergy with Vitamin E. On the most basic level, it increases the resistance of blood capillaries and reduces their permeability. Bilberry anthocyanosides also favorably affect the operation of crucial enzymes in the enzymes in the retinal cellular metabolism and function. It shows excellent anti-inflammatory action, it also inhibits cholesterol-induce atherosclerosis. Bilberry inhibits serum platelet aggregation (clotting). (25 mg)
Green Tea Extract - A health promoting and life prolonging antioxidant. It is rich in polyphenols that have been shown to inhibit the action of many common cancers causing chemicals and in protecting arteries against the damage caused by high fat diets. (250 mg)
Ginkgo Biloba - Improves memory loss, brain function, depression, cerebral and peripheral circulation, and oxygenation and blood flow. Good for tinnitus and glucose utilization. (25 mg)
Glutathione - A powerful antioxidant that inhibits the formation of free radicals. It protects against damage from cigarette smoking and radiation, helps reduce the side effects of chemotherapy and x-rays, and combats alcohol poisoning. As a detoxifying agent of metals and drugs, it aids in the treatment of blood and liver disorders. (1000 mcg)
Milk Thistle - Used for all liver disorders such as jaundice and hepatitis. Contains some of the most potent liver-protecting substances known. Prevents free radical damage by acting as an antioxidant, protecting the liver. Stimulates the production of new liver cells and prevents the formation of damaging leukotrienes. It protects the kidneys and is beneficial to those with psoriasis. (25 mg)
Selenium - Is a vital antioxidant, especially when combined with Vitamin E as an antioxidant; selenium protects the immune system by preventing the formation of free radicals, which can damage the body. Selenium and vitamin E act synergistically to aid in the production of antibodies and help to maintain a healthy heart. This trace element is needed for pancreatic function and tissue elasticity. A partner/synergist with vitamin E, selenium is essential for the key enzyme, ghitathiane peroxidase (each enzyme molecule contains four selenium atoms). It stimulates increased antibody response to germ infection. (200 meg)
Beta-Carotene (vitamin A precursor)- This supplement prevents night blindness and other eye problems as well as some skin disorders such as acne. It enhances immunity, may promote gastrointestinal health, protects again pollution, and is needed for epithelial tissue maintenance and repair. It is important in the formation of bones and teeth, aids in fat storage. This important vitamin also slows the aging process. Without this supplement, the body cannot utilize protein.
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) - Vitamin C is an antioxidant that is required for tissue growth and repair, adrenal gland functions, and healthy gums. It protects against the harmful effects of pollution, protects against infections, and enhances immunity. It also may reduce cholesterol levels and high blood pressure and prevent atheroselerosis. Essential in the formation of collagen, vitamin C protects against blood clotting and bruising and promotes the healing of wounds and the production of anti-stress hormones.
Vitamin E (d-alpha tocopherol succinate) - Vitamin E is an antioxidant. This supplement improves circulation, and is useful in treating fibrocystic breasts and premenstrual syndrome. It also promotes normal clotting and healing, reduces scarring from some wounds, reduces blood pressure, aids in preventing cataracts, improves athletic performance and aids in leg cramps. Vitamin E also prevents cell damage by inhibiting lipid peroxidation and the formulation of free radicals. It regards aging and may prevent age spots as well. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that prevents fat and cell membrane rancidity and protects the coating around each cell. Vitamin E improves oxygen utilization and enhances immune response. New evidence suggests that Zinc is needed to maintain normal blood concentration of Vitamin E. (15 I.U.)