Also Named As:
Activin, Extrait De Pepins De Raisin, Grape Seed Extract, Grape Seed Oil, Grapeseed, Leucoanthocyanin, Muskat, Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins, Oligomeric Procyanidins, OPC, OPCs, PCO, PCOs, Proanthodyn, Procyanidolic Oligomers. Vitis vinifera; Vitis coignetiae.
Also Used For:
Orally, grape seed is used for treating and preventing vascular or circulatory disorders including venous insufficiency, varicose veins, atherosclerosis, hypertension, peripheral vascular disease, edema associated with injury or surgery, and myocardial or cerebral infarction. It is also used orally for hemorrhoids, strengthening blood vessels, inflammation, diabetic complications such as neuropathy or retinopathy, improving wound healing, preventing dental caries, cancer prevention, macular degeneration, poor night vision, liver cirrhosis, allergies, allergic rhinitis, and prevention of collagen breakdown associated with collagen diseases and aging. Grape seed oil is used orally as a supplemental dietary source of essential fatty acids and tocopherols.
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