Cranberry/d-Mannose is a specialty nutrition supplement made by Pure Encapsulations, manufacturers
of high quality, hypo allergenic nutrition supplements. Every batch of finished products
are tested and certified by independent laboratories. All products are
manufactured under conditions similar to those employed in making
pharmaceutical grade drugs and complies with the FDA GMP guidelines.
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*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 ecology. 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 beverage. d-Mannose, a simple sugar found in cranberries and other
fruit, is included in this formula to provide concentrated support. Only
small amounts of d-mannose are metabolized. The majority of it is excreted
via the urine where it promotes a healthy urinary tract environment.
One study examining the effect of d-mannose on epithelial cells suggested
that it may play a role in supporting healthy genitourinary function by
maintaining a healthy mucosal surface. d-Mannose in this formula is derived
from natural plant sources and is combined with cranberry extract for high
capacity urinary tract support.
Pure Caps cranberry extract 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
Cranberry/d-Mannose combines cranberry extract made from 100% cranberry
fruit solids and d-mannose for both time-tested and concentrated support of
urinary tract comfort.
Stothers L. A randomized trial to evaluate effectiveness and cost
effectiveness of naturopathic cranberry products as prophylaxis against
urinary tract infection in women. Can J Urol. 2002 Jun;9(3):1558-62.
Ingredients and Dosage:
each vegetable capsule contains:
cranberry juice extract (fruit) 100 mg.
d-mannose 450 mg.
vitamin C (as ascorbyl palmitate) 11 mg.
2–6 capsules daily, in divided doses, with or 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.
The cranberry juice extract in Cranberry/d-Mannose is Cran-Max®. Cran-Max®
is used under license of Bio-Nutra Technologies, LLC.
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