Active Cassis Extract Powders (ACE

By: Just The Berries  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Anthocyanins, Urinary Tract, Fruit Extract

JTB produces a range of Blackcurrant extract powders standardized from 10% to 35% anthocyanins for supply to nutraceutical and functional food companies worldwide.

Active Cassis Extracts (ACE) are premium quality powders manufactured using a proprietary process that captures all of the active compounds in the fruit.

The attention to detail, insistence on quality and safety, and the extensive processing and refining necessary to produce our standardized extracts is why Just the Berries powders are considered to be the best blackcurrant nutraceutical products available.

Science and Health

The rapid spread of computers and cellular phones in the home and workplace has led to an increase in eye fatigue and discomfort, blurred vision and myopia. Scientific studies have shown that the consumption of blackcurrant extracts containing high amounts of rutinoside anthocyanins will reduce eye fatigue.

H. Nakaishi et al. 2000, Effects of black currant anthocyanoside intake on dark adaptation and VDT work induced transient refractive alteration in healthy humans. Alternative Medicine Reviews 5, 553-562.

Many people suffer from poor circulation. An important scientific study showed that blackcurrant anthocyanins might lessen muscle stiffness by increasing peripheral blood flow and reducing muscular fatigue.

Eri Takenami et al. 2003, Effects of Black Currant Anthocyanins Intake on Peripheral Circulation During Typing Workload in Humans. J. Jpn. Coll. Angiol. 43, 331-334.

Y. Nakamura et al. 2002, Endothelium-dependent vasorelaxation induced by black currant concentrate in rat thoracic aorta. Japanese Journal of Pharmacology 89,

Blackcurrant alleviates urinary tract infections and can act against viruses. More recently studies suggest that blackcurrant may act against the common influenza virus.

L. Boyle et al. 1996, Study of use of blackcurrant juice in nursing home residents to alleviate urinary infection and associated problems. Centre for Ageing Studies, Flinders University of South Australia.

Ke├čler et al. Effect of blackcurrant-, cranberry- and plum juice consumption on risk factors associated with kidney stone formation. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 56, 1020-1023.

Y. M. Knox et al, 1998, Antiviral activity of Kurokarin extracts. Food Processing 33 (8), 21-33 (in Japanese).

Y. M. Knox et al. 2001, Activity of anthocyanins from fruit extract of Ribes nigrum L. against influenza A and B viruses. Acta Virologica 45, 209-215.

Y. M. Knox et al. 2003, Anti-influenza virus activity of crude extract of Ribes nigrum L. Phytotherapy Research 17, 120-122.

List of Active Cassis Extract Powders (ACE)

Keywords: Anthocyanins, Fruit Extract, Urinary Tract

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Active Cassis Extract 10

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