Plant-based iron

Extract of curry tree leaves standardised in iron (14 mg)

Iron contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue*

Plant-based iron

PRINCIPAL INDICATIONS:

Deficiencies (hemoglobin), Energy (fatigue), Immune.

19,00 €

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Health claims accepted by the following organisations:

Iron contributes to normal cognitive function.

Iron contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism.

Iron contributes to normal formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin.

Iron contributes to normal oxygen transport in the body.

Iron contributes to the normal function of the immune system.

Iron contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue.

Iron has a role in the process of cell division.

Description

Plant-based iron can be obtained from the leaves of the curry tree (Murraya koenigii, Rutaceae). This species is native to tropical Asia, can grow up to 4 metres tall and has compound leaves with small greenish flowers (1). Curry leaves are aromatic and contain carbohydrates, proteins, fibre, minerals, vitamin C, nicotinic acid and carotene (2); from these, plant-based iron can be obtained.

Iron is an essential mineral for humans because it contributes to numerous functions in the body, such as the normal formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin, energy-yielding metabolism, the normal oxygen transport in the body and the normal functioning of the immune system (3). Iron also contributes to normal cognitive function and to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue (3). This mineral is an essential component of numerous proteins and enzymes responsible for biological functions such as oxygen transport, energy production and DNA synthesis (4).

Iron deficiency can lead to anaemia, a condition caused by a decrease in the blood’s haemoglobin content and, usually, in red blood cells. There are several forms of anaemia, with iron-deficiency anaemia being the most common (5). The people most at risk of this type of anaemia are those who require a greater quantity of iron during growth (children and pregnant women), women who suffer from heavy periods and those who have malabsorption problems (6). Symptoms associated with iron deficiency include fatigue, increased heart rate, palpitations, and an increased breathing rate during exercise (4).

Anastore offers you a plant-based alternative to food supplements containing synthetic iron. Two capsules of our product contain 467 mg of curry leaf extract and provide 100% of your NRVs** of iron (14 mg/dose).

Try our plant-based iron!

**NRVs: Nutrient Reference Values.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY 

  1. http://powo.science.kew.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:774433-1#distribution-map
  2. Handral, H. K., Pandith, A., & Shruthi, S. D. (2012). A review on Murraya koenigii: multipotential medicinal plant. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, 5(4), 5-14. https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Anup_Pandith/publication/235758661_A_review_on_Murraya_koenigii_Multipotential_medicinal_plant/links/0fcfd51332d2902125000000.pdf
  3. *COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 432/2012 of 16 May 2012 establishing a list of permitted health claims made on foods, other than those referring to the reduction of disease risk and to children’s development and health. https://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2012:136:0001:0040:en:PDF
  4. https://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/minerals/iron
  5. https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000584.htm
  6. EFSA Journal 2015; 13(10): 4254.:https://efsa.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.2903/j.efsa.2015.4254

Composition

INGREDIENTS:

2 capsules contains: 467 mg dry extract of curry tree leaves (Murraya koenigii (L.) Spreng.) standardised to contain 3% iron (i.e. 14 mg) (100% NRVs*).

*NRVs: Nutrient Reference Values. 

OTHER INGREDIENTS:

Maltodextrin, anti-caking agent: magnesium salts of fatty acids, vegetable-based capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose.

ALLERGENS:

This product does not contain allergens (in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011) nor genetically modified organisms.

FABRICATION AND GUARANTEE:

This food supplement is manufactured in accordance with GMPs according to current pharmaceutical standards (GMPs are the Good Manufacturing Practices of the European Pharmaceutical Industry).
The active ingredient content is guaranteed through regular analyses that can be viewed online.

Use

DIRECTIONS:

2 capsules per day with half a glass of water, on an empty stomach.

WARNINGS:

Not recommended for pregnant or lactating women. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.

ADVICES:

Does not replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. If you are undergoing medical treatment, seek your therapist's advice. For adult use only. Keep out of reach of young children.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:

Store in a cool dry place away from sunlight.

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