Colon-D

A combination of Lactic bacteria, Psyllium, Grape and Acerola

NEPENTA® Digestive plants

23,45 €

Colon-D
Made in France | Ref. NP45
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1 unit
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Description: Colon-D

Health claims

Vitamin C contributes to the normal function of the immune system.

Vitamin C contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress.

ANASTORE presents its new NEPENTA® Digestive plants range: a range inspired by plants from the Nepenthes genus, known for secreting digestive enzymes.

COLON-D is a combination of lactic bacteria and plants (psyllium, grape and acerola) designed to help relieve colon problems thanks to its digestive, laxative, antioxidant and immune-stimulating properties.

Lactic bacteria (probiotics) are living micro-organisms that are present in the digestive tract. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines the term probiotic as living micro-organisms that when administered in a proper amount cause a beneficial effect in the health of the host (1).

Psyllium seed husk powder (Plantago ovata Forssk.) is a soluble fibre that contributes to intestinal function, eases transit and helps maintain a healthy bowel (2). It also exercises a mild laxative effect which is indicated in cases in which softer stool defecation is advisable (in case of haemorrhoids, anal fissures...) (2-3).

Grape seed dry extract (Vitis vinifera L.) contains 95% of procyanidolic oligomers (OPC), which are molecules with antioxidant properties that help the body cope with oxidative damage in tissues and cells (4). Furthermore, grape seeds help maintain the integrity of the venous system (5), this characteristics may be relevant in cases in which there is a need for a better blood circulation at colon level.

COLON-D also contains acerola dried fruit extract (Malpighia glabra L.) standardised at 25% in vitamin C. Vitamin C is a water soluble vitamin that contributes to a normal function of the immune system and to the protection of cells against oxidative damage (6), providing an extra protection in the diet for coping with the damage caused by free radicals.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  1. http://www.who.int/foodsafety/fs_management/en/probiotic_guidelines.pdf
  2. Extracted from the European Comission compilation list, under EFSA validation (ID 2510).
  3. European Medicines Agency (EMA) - Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC). Community herbal monograph on Plantago ovata Forssk., semen. London: EMA. Doc. Ref. EMA/HMPC/304390/2012. Adopted: 14/05/2013.
  4. EFSA Journal 2010;8(2):1489 (ID 2889).
  5. Extracted from the European Comission compilation list, under EFSA validation (ID 4720).
  6. 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.

Ingredients in 4 capsules: 1300 mg of psyllium seed husk powder (Plantago ovata Forssk.), 200 mg of lactic bacteria (2.8 billion CFU* (280 million CFU of Lactobacillus acidophilus, 280 million CFU of Lactobacillus delbrueckii bulgaricus, 280 million CFU of Lactobacillus plantarum, 280 million CFU of Lactococcus lactis, 280 million CFU of Bifidobacterium infantis, 280 million CFU of Lactobacillus brevis, 280 million CFU of Lactobacillus casei, 280 million CFU of Lactobacillus rhamnosus, 280 million CFU of Bifidobacterium bifidum and 280 million CFU of Bifidobacterium breve)), 200 mg of dry extract of acerola fruit (Malpighia glabra L.) standarised to contain 25% vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid) i.e. 50 mg of vitamin C (62.5% NRVs**), 100 mg of grape seed dry extract (Vitis vinifera L.) standardised to contain 95% polyphenols, proanthocyanidins (OPC) (i.e. 95 mg).

*CFU: Colony-forming Unit.

**NRVs: Nutrient Reference Values.

Other ingredients:

Vegetable-based capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose.

FOOD ALLERGENS:

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

DIRECTIONS:

4 capsules per day divided into two doses with a glass of water, at mealtimes.

WARNINGS:

Do not administer simultaneously with medicines. Not recommended for pregnant or lactanting 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.

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.

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