What is gigartina red marine algae?
Gigartina is a type of red marine algae rich in sulfated polysaccharides, biochemical compounds widely used in controlled drug delivery, wound management and regenerative medicine. As well as being used as an immune boosting supplement Gigartina is also known to be helpful in the supression of viral infections.
For generations, red marine algae has been used as part of the staple diet of many cultures, particularly Japanese and Chinese. This is due to the appreciation of the health and immune-boosting properties it is believed to support.
Why choose Vibrant Health's red marine algae supplement?
A significant advancement in gigartina supplementation, red marine algae from Vibrant Health contains gigartina skottsbergii, the most actively potent strain.
Vibrant Health searched long and hard before settling on this particular strain. The sulfated polysaccharide content is concentrated up to a minimum of 30% in the gigartina extract. It contains the encapsulated powder of five strains of algae from the family Gigartinaceae in each capsule.These specific strains are known to have an inhibiting effect on certain viruses, including the herpes virus and Epstein-Barr virus.
Skin Soothing Gigartina Ointment
Gigartina Red Marine Algae Ointment combines a powerful red marine algae with soothing and penetrating Emu Oil and 14 other ingredients that nurture healthy skin such as shea butter and peppermint essential oil. This gigartina ointment is moisturising, healing and soothing. It helps soothe skin conditions such as cold sores, chapped lips, lesions, nappy rash and eczema.
Red marine algae has for many years been part of the staple diet of many cultures – particularly Japanese and Chinese. These cultures appreciate its healthful properties and in particular its effect on immunity. Red Marine Algae is believed to support:
- Immune System (antiviral, helps prevent herpes outbreaks)
- Digestive System (improves digestion, enhances metabolism)
- Weight loss (by curbing appetite)
- Cholesterol reduction
Although the beneficial properties of red marine algae are believed to be due to its sulphated polysaccharides, it is also known to contain sterols and sterolins. These complexes help stimulate human immune response, despite only a small percentage being absorbed in the gastro-intestinal tract. This could further amplify the immune-boosting properties of Gigartina red marine algae.
Vibrant Health's Red Marina Algae is simply the encapsulated powder of the leaves of 5 strains of algae from the family Gigartinaceae. Vibrant Health are specialist formulators of quality green supplements and other cutting-edge nutritional supplements. If you're interested in nourishing your body with red marine algae, use the link below to order or call us on 01764 662111.
Red Marine Algae Capsules
Gigartina skottsbergii extract 70% sulfated polysaccharides
Other ingredients: Hypromellose (veggie capsule), Cellulose, Silica, Magnesium Stearate
Emu oil, soy oil, beeswax, shea butter, vitamin E, cajeput oil, aloe ext., peppermint ess. oil, Gigartina Red Marine Algae extract, lavendar ess.oil,eucalyptus ess. oil, grapefruit seed ext., arnica, calendula, chamomile & lemon balm extracts.
Red Marine Algae Capsules
To receive the full benefit of Vibrant Health's Red Marine Algae supplement, take two capsules daily on an empty stomach.
Once opened, the container should be kept in a cool, dry place.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or are taking any medication, then you should consult your medical practitioner before taking any supplements.
With cotton swab, gently massage ointment liberally into affected area of skin. Reapply as needed.
Keep out of reach of children, sore in a cool dry place.
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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 Red Marine Algae provides 500mg 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 Red Marine Algae?
A: As a food supplement, it is best to take Red Marine Algae on an empty stomach so as to maximise absorption.
Q: Is Red Marine Algae safe to take with other supplements, or other Vibrant Health products?
A: Red Marine Algae 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 Red Marine Algae gluten-free?
A: As with most of our products, Red Marine Algae is gluten-free.
Q: Is Red Marine Algae vegetarian safe?
A: Red Marine Algae 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 Red marine Algae is made from a vegetable cellulose.
Q: Is it safe to take Red Marine Algae while pregnant?
A: Red Marine Algae 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: Is it safe for children to take Red Marine Algae?
A: Red Marine Algae is an algae plant-based red marine algae and is safe for children. For proper use for children consult your health professional for guidance.
Q: Is there a limit on how long one can take Red Marine Algae?
A: Red Marine Algae 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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