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Gigartina - Red Marine Algae
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Gigartina - Red Marine Algae

Gigartina Red Marine Algae is an immune support supplement containing sulphated polysaccharides from a strain of red marine algae called gigartina skottsbergii. Like other ocean-growing vegetables, red marine algae are understood to have many benefits; of particular note is their ability to help inhibit certain viruses.

The algae's potent antiviral properties make it a popular natural remedy; indeed, it has been used for decades in traditional Chinese medicine.

Nature's Richest Source of Sulphated Polysaccharides

Sulphated polysaccharides are complex sugars that contain sulfur. More than 25 strains of red marine algae (RMA) are known to contain significant amounts of sulphated polysaccharides, a number of which improve immune function. Strains of gigartina algae are the best known source of supplemental sulphated polysaccharides.

Our Gigartina RMA is the result of an exhaustive search among red marine algae for the kind with the most sulphated polysaccharides; Gigartina skottsbergii is the most actively potent strain. Its sulphated polysaccharide content is concentrated up to a minimum of 30% in the gigartina skottsbergii extract used in our capsules.

Four capsules deliver one gram of the algae and at least 300 mg of beneficial sulphated polysaccharides – without the use of any excipients. Red marine algae also contains a high level of plant sterols and sterolins. These fatty alcohols and alcohol-sugar complexes may stimulate the human immune response even though only a small fraction (2%-4%) of plant sterols are ever absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract.

It is possible, then, that Gigartina RMA provides a two-pronged stimulus to the immune response. The recommended serving is four capsules daily on an empty stomach. One bottle contains 120 vegetable capsules.

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Red marine algae has for many years been part of the staple diet of many cultures, particularly Japanese and Chinese. These cultures appreciate its health benefits and in particular its immune support. Red Marine Algae is believed to support:

  • Immune System (antiviral helps prevent herpes outbreaks)
  • Digestive System (improves digestion and enhances metabolism)
  • Weight loss by curbing appetite
  • Lowering of cholesterol

Although the immune-boosting support of red marine algae is believed to be due to its sulphated polysaccharides, it is also known to contain sterols and sterolins. These complexes help to stimulate human immune response even though only a small percentage are absorbed in the gastro-intestinal tract. This could further amplify the beneficial immune-boosting properties of the Gigartina red marine algae.

Vibrant Health's Gigartina red marine algae is simply the encapsulated powder of the leaves of the 5 strains of algae from the algae family Gigartinaceae. Vibrant Health are specialist formulators of quality green supplements and other cutting-edge nutritional support products.

Ordering Your Red Marine Algae Supplement Couldn't Be Simpler

If you're interested in taking advantage of recent scientific discoveries to nourish your body with red marine algae, you can use the link below to order, or call us on 01764 662111.

Gigartina is purely a red marine algae supplement. It contains 5 species of algae belonging to the gigartinaceae family, without the addition of any artificial colourings, preservatives or fillers. 

To receive the full benefit of Vibrant Health's red marine algae supplement, take four capsules daily on an empty stomach.

Once opened, Gigartina Red Marine Algae should be kept in a cool, dry place. 

Q: What is Gigartina?

A: Gigartina is a species/family of wild red marine algae that are a very rich in source of sulfated polysaccharides. Since 1984, sulfated polysaccharides have demonstrated ability to improve the body’s immune defenses. 

Q: What are polysaccharides?

A: Polysaccharides are complex carbohydrate structures found in algae. They appear to aid bodily defenses by forming a shield that inhibits the pathogen’s ability to adhere to cell walls.

Q: How many milligrams are in each capsule?

A: Each capsule of Gigartina provides 250mg of sulfated polysaccharides.

Q: What can I use Gigartina for?

A: Gigartina can be taken to fend off viral infections and help treat herpes. It can also be used to control Multiple Sclerosis, Shingles, Epstein Barr, Mononucleosis, and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Q: When is the best time to take Gigartina?

A:  As a food supplement, it is best to take Gigartina on an empty stomach so as to maximise absorption.

Q: Is Gigartina safe to take with other supplements, or other Vibrant Health products?

A: Gigartina is safe to use with other supplements, or with other health products. If you have any concerns, please check with your doctor or health professional.

Q: Is Gigartina gluten-free?

A: As with most of our products, Gigartina is gluten-free. 

Q: Is Gigartina vegetarian safe?

A: Gigartina is suitable for vegetarians and vegans alike. The ingredients are encapsulated in a vegetable cellulose capsule. 

Q: What is the capsule made from?

A: The capsule used for Gigartina is made from a vegetable cellulose.

Q: Is it safe to take Gigartina while pregnant?

A: Gigartina is a plant-based red marine algae supplement, and is safe to use while pregnant. However, we would always recommend consulting with your doctor or health care professional before consuming, just to be on the safe side.

Q: How much iodine is in Gigartina?

A: 15mcg of iodine per capsule of Gigartina.

Q: Is it safe for children to take Gigartina?

A: Gigartina is an algal plant-based red marine algae and is safe for children. Please refer to dosing chart.

Q: Is there a limit on how long one can take Gigartina?

A: Gigartina can be taken indefinitely. If the symptoms you are trying to cure persist, you may continue to take this supplement until you are satisfied with the outcome.

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good pruduct my herpes totaly finish my doctor say it s ok
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