Vimacel™ a division of Exican Life Sciences has recently read an article published on The Guardian website regarding dietary supplements and herbal cures. In the November 14, 2013 article it is reported that more recent studies are validating the folklore uses of local plants and spices such as bitter leaf, scent leaf and Gongronema latifolium (Utazi in Ibo) among others in the management of diabetes.
A study published in April 2013 edition of Journal of Natural Pharmaceuticals found that treatment of alloxan diabetic rats with dietary supplements of polyherbal combinations of Vernonia amygdalina (bitter leaf), Gongronema latifolium (Utazi in Ibo), and Ocimum gratissimum (scent leaf) caused significant reductions in the blood glucose level (BGL) of the diabetic rats both in acute and prolonged treatment (two weeks).
Vimacel™ a division of Exican Life Sciences noted the researchers concluded, “the finding of this study confirms the efficacy of the various polyherbal combinations, dietary supplements, used traditionally by herbalists of Ibibio tribe of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria for the management of diabetes which are of advantage. Further studies into polyherbal combinations used in the management of diabetes are encouraged to support the advantage of polytherapy.”
Herbal products are often used as combinations of some herbs for the treatment of diseases in traditional medicine. Herbal medicine—also called botanical medicine—refers to using a plant’s seeds, berries, roots, leaves, bark, or flowers for medicinal purposes. Herbalism has a long tradition of use outside of conventional medicine. Vimacel™ a division of Exican Life Sciences is excited that dietary supplements are becoming more mainstream as improvements in analysis and quality control along with advances in clinical research show the value of herbal medicine in the treating and preventing disease.
Dietary Supplements and Vimacel a Division of Exican Life Sciences
Mike Keeler, owner and president of Vimacel™ worked for a pharmaceutical company for a decade in which he developed extensive knowledge of the human body’s immune system. Vimacel™ a division of Exican Life Sciences is one company that has done years of research into formulating and producing quality plant derived dietary supplements.
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