Grape seed extract is crude mixture of compounds extracted from seed of grape with the medicinal properties and the history of traditional use. In another words, grape seed extract is a concentrated mixtures made by extracting (or ''pulling'') grape's chemical constituents out of the inert plant fiber (cellulose) with a solution of grain alcohol and water. Good grape seed extract should optimally preserve the aroma, taste and biological activity of grape from which it is made.
1. Product Name: Grape Seed Extract
2. Botanical Source: Vitis vininfera L.
3. Plant Part Used: Seed
4. Extraction Solvent: Grain Alcohol & Water
5. Active Ingredient: Proanthocyanidins
6. Test Method: UV
7. Specifications: 60%- 98% Proanthocyanidins
60%- 90% Polyphenols
8. Appearance: Red Brownish Fine Powder (For Reference Only)
9. Particle Size: 100% pass 80 Mesh
10. Shelf Life: 2 Years
11. Storage: Store in a Cool Dry Area. Do Not Freeze. Keep Away from Strong Direct Light and Heat.
Grape seed extracts are industrial derivatives from whole grape seeds that have a great concentration of vitamin E, flavonoids, linoleic acid and phenolic procyanidins (also known as OPC or oligomeric procyanidins). The typical commercial opportunity of extracting grape seed constituents has been for chemicals known as polyphenols having antioxidant activity in vitro. And the chemical information of proanthocyanidins A is as follow:
Traditional Use and Activity
Grape seed extract is rich in polyphenols which is a kind of antioxidant. Antioxidants are substances in the human body that help in suppressing the oxidation in human cells. Human cells use oxygen for some life-supporting chemical reactions. Free radicals are the by-products of this oxidation process. Excessive production of free radicals can be a cause of several diseases like diabetes, heart ailments and cancer. Antioxidants act as scavengers for free radicals and thus prevent internal damages to the human body or repair any damages that may have occurred.
Major Side Effects
One of the serious side effects is bleeding. Internal and external bleeding, both are ascertained to be side effects of grape seed extract. Cuts and bruises with prolonged bleeding are observed in some cases. Internal bleeding includes symptoms like tarry stools, bright red blood in stools and vomiting blood.
Internal bleeding also includes hemorrhagic stroke which is bursting of blood vessels inside the brain. The blood clot irritates the tissues of brain and causes swelling. The symptoms of hemorrhagic stroke are unconsciousness, coma, difficulty in swallowing, headache, loss of coordination and nausea.
Allergic side effects are also observed, and it includes hives, itching, rash, swelling of lips and difficulty in breathing.
Nursing women must consult their gynecologist before taking supplements having grape seed extract as the ingredient. Grape seed extract can be harmful for pregnant women and women who are trying to conceive. In fact, the use of herbal supplements has no medical recommendation. This is because, grape seed extract is a herbal medicine and herbal medicines are not standardized.
Grape seed extract reacts with other drugs, like medicines for blood thinning and anti-platelet drugs. Some pain-relieving drugs like aspirin and ibuprofen, and prescription drugs like methotrexate, cholesterol-lowering drugs and angiotensin also react with it. It interacts with the other herbs like garlic and Ginkgo biloba.
Minor Side Effects
Although there are a number of benefits, grape seed extract has a few side effects. Some of these are headaches, itchy dry scalp, sore throat, abdominal pain, nausea, cough and dizziness. These side effects are minor and easily curable, but it is advisable to consult a doctor before taking any supplements that contain grape seed extract.
Analysis Report Information of Grape Seed Extract
1. Physical Test
80 Mesh Screen
2. Chemical Test
2 g/ 525 °C/ 3 hrs
Loss on Drying
5 g/ 105 °C/ 2 hrs
3. Marker Compounds
4. Heavy Metals
Total Heavy Metals
5. Solvent Residues
6. Pesticide Residues
Total Plate Count
Yeast & Mould
Notice: Items listed in this chart will be adjusted according to the actual situation. Any additional test items required by clients could be arranged, and there will possibly be additional charges.
How We Get Grape Seed Extract?
How we get grape seed extract is a long and detailed process. Once the raw material is procured, the process continues throughout a multitude of good manufacturing practices and stringent quality assurance controls. A brief flow chart of extraction process is as follows:
About BZ BIOTECH
BZ BIOTECH is committed to providing high quality plant/herbal extracts, inspiring a love for plants and a respect for Mother Nature. Since it is founded, BZ Biotech has built trust with our customers the same way we produce our plant/ herbal products – with meticulous attention to detail and ethical business practices.
At BZ BIOTECH, detail matters! A key ingredient in building and sustaining a successful business is repeat sales–especially to the same customers over many years. And this can only be achieved when our customers trust that our health-promoting plant/herbal extracts are consistently safe and effective – in other word, they actually work. How we get our plant/herbal extracts to "work" is a long and detailed process. Once the herbs are procured, the process continues throughout a multitude of good manufacturing practices and stringent quality assurance controls. This careful attention to detail assures our customers the trust that each and every product is produced correctly, batch after batch, each and every time. Another important ingredient to successful business is building trust with our customers through excellent customer service and by making sure each and every order is handled expeditiously so they consistently get exactly what they ordered, and on time.
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Package for greater than or equal to 25 Kg of Grape Seed Extract
Inner Package: Double Plastic Bags
Outer Package: Fiber Drum (Diameter: about 370 mm, Height: about 510 mm, Weight: about 3 Kg)
All deliveries are made based on the following terms of delivery and payment.
A delivery contract becomes effective as soon as we acknowledge the order in writing or indicate that the order was accepted by supplying the goods. When goods are supplied to foreign countries, the additional, specific delivery and payment terms will be stated on the quotation or the order confirmation. We accept delivery way of DHL, FedEx, TNT, EMS, UPS, DEPPON.
Payments can be made by a confirmed transfer to one of our banks listed on the quotation or invoice or by credit card. We accept payment of Discover, Master Card, PayPal, VISA, Western Union, and Escrow.
Complaints/ Return Goods
Complaints can only be considered immediately after receipt of the goods. If the goods are supplied to a third party, we cannot accept complaints by the latter. Only the party which places the order with us is our client. If damage occurs during transport of the goods, the forwarding agent or carrier must be informed immediately in writing by the client, upon delivery of the goods!
Returned goods will only be accepted with prior arrangements in writing or by phone. We will not accept goods sent back without prior arrangement.
This information was Verified by Bureau Veritas and is valid for the following period:
2013/10/19 --- 2014/10/18
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