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Nom scientifique : Vitis vinifera

Synonyms : Grape

Part(s) used

Seeds of the cultivated vine

Principal constituents

Flavonoids, anthocyanosides, minerals salts

Recognized therapeutic effects

  • Increases resistance of veins, decreases capillary permeability and brittleness, improves microcirculation and treats various problems related to venous insufficiency (tiredness in the legs, hemorrhoids or varicose veins)
  • Is used as an antioxidant
  • In ophthamology, treats circulatory problems affecting the retina

Traditional use

  • To treat redness of the nose, cheeks, face and chin


  • None, although safety for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding has not yet been established. It should however be noted that absorption as food presents no danger

Drug interactions

  • None documented

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