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Doctor insights on: Muscadine Grape Seed

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What benefits can we get from grape-seed?

What benefits can we get from grape-seed?

Antioxidant: Grape seeds are a great source of oligomeric proanthocyanidins, among the most powerful antioxidants. There is evidence that they can boost immune function, improve circulation, lower cholesterol & blood pressure, and prevent cancer, diabetes and alzheimer's disease. More research is needed but it is very safe, non-toxic & worth trying. See www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/grape-seed-000254.Htm. ...Read more

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What good effects does grape seed oil have?

What good effects does grape seed oil have?

Anti-oxidant: Some compounds in grape seed extract may be effective in relieving symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency. Studies show beneficial effects of grape seed extract for diabetic retinopathy . Components may benefit the heart or help prevent cognitive decline, Alzheimer's disease. ...Read more

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Could it be okay to give grape seed extract to children?

Could it be okay to give grape seed extract to children?

Grape seed extract: is generally reported to be a safe and well tolerated herb and no adverse events have been reported from it's use in my reference. However, safety and efficacy in children and its use during pregnancy and lactation is not well established. It may interfere with iron absorption, but definite evidence of this is lacking. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's safe to give grape seed extract to children?

Can you explain if it's safe to give grape seed extract to children?

Grape Seed Extract: Grape seed extracts are not recommended for children. Whole grapes, however, make a healthy and safe snack for children. They contain strong antioxidants. Antioxidants can damage cells an even cause cell death. ...Read more

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Can babies eat grape seed oil?

Can babies eat grape seed oil?

Breast or Formula: Babies should only be fed breast milk or formula. Your doctor can tell you when it is ok to add other foods. Supplements should be limited to recommended vitamins for breast fed babies and other medicines as prescribed by the doctor. ...Read more

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Is grape seed oil safe to feed babies?

Is grape seed oil safe to feed babies?

Massage your baby: Grape seed oil is great for massaging your baby. As an oil, it's as safe as any vegetable oil. For babies under 4 months i avoid anything but breast milk or formula. If you want to use grape seed oil to cook food for your baby, it's fine, but we actually encourage saturated fats for children under 2 years old. ...Read more

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Does grape seed extract have a warming / cooling effect?

Either: It can be whichever way you would like it to be. ...Read more

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How long can I take vit A, E, C and B-complex without having a break? What about Grape Seed Extract?

How long can I take vit A, E, C and B-complex without having a break? What about Grape Seed Extract?

Your entire life: By definition vitamins are substances essential for health. While our bodies can store A & E, we can not store C and B vitamins (except B12) so we need those every single day (from diet and/or supplements). These are all very safe so you never need a break. Grape Seed Extract contains beneficial antioxidants and is also safe and non-toxic, so no break is needed. See http://tinyurl.com/pgxt9ep ...Read more

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Is grape seed extract safe for patients with lupus?

Is grape seed extract safe for patients with lupus?

Probably: There is no absolute reason that you can not take it. A recent article showed that it had a preventive effect in squamous cell carcinoma cancer prevention. ...Read more

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What oil is better for cooking (i.e., stir frying) -- olive oil or grape seed oil?

What oil is better for cooking (i.e., stir frying) -- olive oil or grape seed oil?

Olive oil: Olive oil is one of the best oils you can use. It is a big part of the Mediterranean diet which is considered to be one of the most heart healthy diets around. ...Read more

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Can taking anioxidents like acai and grape seed extract help clean drugs out of you and your unborn baby?

Can taking anioxidents like acai and grape seed extract help clean drugs out of you and your unborn baby?

No: Avoid herbal supplements during pregnancy. Many have not been studied in pregnancy for effect and dosing and may cause you and your unborn baby some untoward effects. Stick with your prenatal vitamins. These are enough and stay off illicit drugs at all times, during and after the pregnancy. Good luck! ...Read more

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My hb level is 16.8 i'm eating multi with 10 mg iron. Is eating grape seed extract will reduce hb level or eating high antitoxidant supplements ??

My hb level is 16.8 i'm eating multi with 10 mg iron. Is eating grape seed extract will reduce hb level or eating high antitoxidant supplements ??

Stop the multi and:: I don;t know if you are a man or woman or your age; if a man that's normal, if a woman a bit high. Don't take iron supplements unless a premenopausal woman. If a man or postmenopausal woman switch to a multi without iron. Grape seed extract won't reduce Hb level. Antioxidants may help as iron is a pro-oxidant. The only reliable way to reduce Hb is to donate blood, which reduces heart attack risk. ...Read more

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Is grape seed extract safe for people with kidney disease?

Is grape seed extract safe for people with kidney disease?

Grape seed extract: Is a good water soluble anitoxidant, ANS should be safe for kidneys. It would be prudent with any change in supplementation to check kidney function on a regular basisi. ...Read more

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