Medicinal Uses of Grapefruit Seed Extract Grapefruit seed extract as the name denotes, it is liquid substance derived from the seeds of GrapefruitsMessage 1 of 1 , Aug 3, 2012View Source
Medicinal Uses of Grapefruit Seed Extract
Grapefruit seed extract as the name denotes, it is liquid substance derived from the seeds of Grapefruits, which is widely grown and found all over the world. The medicinal uses of the same had been noticed since 1970's and it is used traditionally for the treatment of various health ailments especially in Asia, South America and Europe and in other countries generally.
Grapefruit seed extract generally consists of powerful antioxidants, bioflavonoids which include the biochemical known as hesperidin that stimulates and boosts immune system naturally. Grape seed extract has antiviral, antiseptic, antifungal, antimicrobial, antibacterial, anti-mycotic, antiprotozoan and purifying properties. GSE that is Grapefruit seed extract also contains additional antioxidants like plant sterols, Vitamin C, Citric acid, tocopherols, liminoids and other minerals. GSE has powerful non-toxic disinfectant property which is extremely safe unlike chemical and toxic disinfectants.
Medicinal uses of grapefruit seed extract or GSE and its health benefits include; GSE is traditionally used as disinfectant in many countries and also used to clean hair, skin. Due to the presence of bioactive compounds in GSE pulp and grape seeds arrest colon cancer too. According to studies, it has been proved that GSE could kill bacteria, including Entamoeba coli. It is also used as cleanser soap before surgical procedures. The studies conducted by the Alternative and Complementary Medicine found that GSE is very effectively kills many strains of virus and bacteria and unicellular, multi cellular parasites.
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