Category: Herbal Supplement
Function: Maintains urinary tract health
* Cranberries have been used for hundreds of years as nutritional support
for the urinary tract. Cranberry extract provides support without the
unwanted sugar found in cranberry juice varieties, which can encourage the
growth of unfriendly bacteria. The role of cranberry extract includes
enhancing the acidity of urine and maintaining a healthy urinary tract
The cranberry extract used in this product is made from 100% whole cranberry
fruit solids through a proprietary process that concentrates the health
benefiting components of cranberries without the use of solvents or sugars.
This patented process allows a natural fiber protective matrix to surround
the bioactive principles of cranberry, which helps to facilitate their
transportation to the lower intestine without being destroyed by gastric
Constituents of cranberry extract associated with its benefits include
proanthocyanidins as well as d-mannose.
In one study, healthy urinary function was observed in subjects shortly
after drinking cranberry juice cocktail. Another study suggested the
potential for cranberry juice to interact with lectin receptors and maintain
a healthy bladder wall.
At Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA, a randomized double blind,
placebo-controlled trial involving over 150 female volunteers reported
positive support for a healthy urinary tract after administration of a
Cranberry NS nutritionally supports urinary tract health without unwanted
sugar which can encourage the growth of unfriendly bacteria.
Schmidt DR, Sobota AE. An examination of the anti-adherence activity of
cranberry juice on urinary and nonurinary bacterial isolates. Microbios
The cranberry juice extract in Cranberry NS® is Cran-Max®. Cran-Max® is
used under license with permission of their proprietor.
Ingredients and Dosage:
each vegetable capsule contains:
cranberry juice extract 500 mg.
Each capsule has approximately 3 calories.
1–3 capsules per day, in divided doses, between meals.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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Manufacturing and Quality Control of this supplement
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Herbal Medicine Infocenter at Holisticonline.com
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