grapefruit seed extract


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grapefruit seed extract

Abbreviation: GFSE, GSE
An extract from grapefruit seed and grapefruit pulp that contains polyphenols. The extract is used in alternative and complementary medicine for a wide variety of diseases and conditions, esp. for the treatment of bacterial or viral illness. Synonym: citrus seed extract
See also: extract
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Its antibacterial qualities come from echinacea, calendula, and grapefruit seed extract.
A few drops of Higher Nature's Grapefruit Seed Extract (01435-882880) in water will help her resist infection and two or three daily tablets of the herb goldenseal will help clear up her mucous membranes.
You can, from most health food stores, buy Grapefruit Seed Extract.
As noted in the HerbalGram article, contemporary research shows that "a significant amount, and possibly a majority, of ingredients, dietary supplements and/or cosmetics labeled as or containing grapefruit seed extract are adulterated, and any observed antimicrobial activity is due to synthetic additives, not the grapefruit seed extract itself.
A GRAPEFRUIT seed extract is a very good anti-microbial agent, it helps to clear up infection, both internally and externally.
Recently, the Natural Dentist expanded their product offerings and launched two new sore throat sprays that use therapeutic herbs to relieve sore throat pain and soothe and moisturize with pure vegetable glycerin and other all-natural ingredients such as Echinacea, Goldenseal, Calendula and Grapefruit Seed extract.