Natural Immune Support
Gigartina is a type of red marine algae rich in sulphated polysaccharides. This a fantastic ingredient for immune-boosting supplements. Vibrant Health's Gigartina is simply the encapsulated powder of five strains of algae from the family Gigartinacease. Gigartina has been particularly helpful for the supression of viral infections.
- Richest source of gigartina available
- 1000mg Gigartina skottsbergii per serving (4 capsules)
- 30% sulphated polysaccharides
- Soy, gluten and dairy free
- Fast acting
Available in tubs of 120 capsules (1 months supply) Suggested dosage is four capsules daily on an empty stomach. Discounts on multiples - see below.
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.
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Gigartina - Red Marine Algae 120's
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 Gigartina 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.
Gigartina skottsbergii extract 30% sulfated polysaccharides
Other ingredients: Hypromellose (veggie capsule), Cellulose, Silica, Magnesium Stearate
To receive the full benefit of Vibrant Health's Red Marine Algae supplement, take four 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.
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 300mg 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: Is it safe for children to take Gigartina?
A: Gigartina is an algal 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 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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