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Vitamin C

Vitamin C restores blood pressure and vasodilator response during mental stress in obese children.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21552645


Ascorbic acid prevents vascular dysfunction induced by oral glucose load in healthy subjects.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22153532


Ascorbate improves circulation in postural tachycardia syndrome.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21622825


Oral administration of ascorbic acid attenuates endothelial dysfunction after short-term cigarette smoking.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14743545


Vitamin C supplementation lowers urinary levels of 4-hydroperoxy-2-nonenal metabolites in humans.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21236333


Effect of vitamin C supplementation on postprandial oxidative stress and lipid profile in type 2 diabetic patients.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22518934


Orange juice ingestion and supplemental vitamin C are equally effective at reducing plasma lipid peroxidation in healthy adult women.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14684757

 

Supplementation of ascorbic acid and alpha-tocopherol is useful to preventing bone loss linked to oxidative stress in elderly.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20617290


High-dose ascorbic acid increases intercourse frequency and improves mood: a randomized controlled clinical trial.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12208645


Cellular effects of garlic supplements and antioxidant vitamins in lowering marginally high blood pressure in humans: pilot study
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S027153170700022X



Garlic Bulb Extract

Aged garlic extract improves adiponectin levels in subjects with metabolic syndrome: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized, crossover study.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23533302


Garlic supplementation prevents oxidative DNA damage in essential hypertension.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16335787


Effects of anethum graveolens and garlic on lipid profile in hyperlipidemic patients.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17328819


Dietary supplementation with aged garlic extract inhibits ADP-induced platelet aggregation in humans.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11053504


Garlic supplementation and lipoprotein oxidation susceptibility.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8316057


Effect of garlic and fish-oil supplementation on serum lipid and lipoprotein concentrations in hypercholesterolemic men.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9022529


A double-blind crossover study in moderately hypercholesterolemic men that compared the effect of aged garlic extract and placebo administration on blood lipids.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8942410

 

Inhibiting progression of coronary calcification using Aged Garlic Extract in patients receiving statin therapy: a preliminary study.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15475033


Effect of garlic on serum lipids: an updated meta-analysis.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23590705


Protective effect of chronic garlic intake on elastic properties of aorta in the elderly.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9355906


Effects of garlic consumption on plasma and erythrocyte antioxidant parameters in elderly subjects.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18463427


The effects of time-released garlic powder tablets on multifunctional cardiovascular risk in patients with coronary artery disease.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20958974


Lipid-lowering effects of time-released garlic powder tablets in double-blinded placebo-controlled randomized study.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19060427


Treatment of hyperlipidaemia with garlic-powder tablets. Evidence from the German Association of General Practitioners' multicentric placebo-controlled double-blind study.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2291748


Garlic as a lipid lowering agent--a meta-analysis.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8169881


Garlic for treating hypercholesterolemia. A meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10975959


Effect of garlic on total serum cholesterol. A meta-analysis.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8363171


Effects of Allium sativum (garlic) on systolic and diastolic blood pressure in patients with essential hypertension.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24035939


Aged garlic extract reduces blood pressure in hypertensives: a dose-response trial.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23169470


Effect of garlic (Allium sativum) oil on exercise tolerance in patients with coronary artery disease.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15881870


Protective effect of chronic garlic intake on elastic properties of aorta in the elderly.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9355906


Preventing the common cold with a garlic supplement: a double-blind, placebo-controlled survey.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11697022


Supplementation with aged garlic extract improves both NK and γδ-T cell function and reduces the severity of cold and flu symptoms: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled nutrition intervention.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22280901

 

The antiatherosclerotic effect of Allium sativum.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10381297


Systemic production of IFN-alpha by garlic (Allium sativum) in humans.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17523869


Cellular effects of garlic supplements and antioxidant vitamins in lowering marginally high blood pressure in humans: pilot study
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S027153170700022X

 

Horse Chestnut Fruit Extract

Comparative study of Venostasin and Pycnogenol in chronic venous insufficiency.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11933130


Comparison of leg compression stocking and oral horse-chestnut seed extract therapy in patients with chronic venous insufficiency.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8569363


Horse chestnut seed extract for chronic venous insufficiency.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16437450

 

Masson Pine Bark Extract 

Effects of Pycnogenol on endothelial function in patients with stable coronary artery disease: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, cross-over study.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22240497


Pycnogenol, French maritime pine bark extract, augments endothelium-dependent vasodilation in humans.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18037769


Pycnogenol, French maritime pine bark extract, improves endothelial function of hypertensive patients.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14659974


Comparative study of Venostasin and Pycnogenol in chronic venous insufficiency.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11933130


Treatment of osteoarthritis with Pycnogenol. The SVOS (San Valentino Osteo-arthrosis Study). Evaluation of signs, symptoms, physical performance and vascular aspects.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18386255

 

Pycnogenol® improvements in asthma management.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22108478


Pycnogenol((R)) in the Management of Asthma.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12639402


Supplementation with a pine bark extract rich in polyphenols increases plasma antioxidant capacity and alters the plasma lipoprotein profile.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12530550


Reduction of cardiovascular risk factors in subjects with type 2 diabetes by Pycnogenol supplementation.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19083426


Pycnogenol supplementation reduces pain and stiffness and improves physical function in adults with knee osteoarthritis
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0271531707002199

 

Pycnogenol® effects on skin elasticity and hydration coincide with increased gene expressions of collagen type I and hyaluronic acid synthase in women.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22270036


Treatment of erectile dysfunction with pycnogenol and L-arginine.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12851125


Inhibition of NF-κB activation and MMP-9 secretion by plasma of human volunteers after ingestion of maritime pine bark extract (Pycnogenol)
https://journal-inflammation.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1476-9255-3-1


Pycnogenol® supplementation improves cognitive function, attention and mental performance in students.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22108481 


VasoDrive

Clinical research on VasoDrive-AP has shown that it normalizes blood pressure, maintains both systolic and diastolic blood pressure, and promotes arterial elasticity.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25608938

Additionally, inhibiting ACE and/or blocking the angiotensin II receptor also improves insulin sensitivity, which is essential for optimal blood flow to skeletal muscles and ultimately a strong pump https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8428775,
https://www.jci.org/articles/view/67166

Plus, blocking the angiotensin II receptor also protects muscle cells against free radical related dysfunction and aging. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20823693, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4625769


https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11242444 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17664851 


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