Benefits of Grapefruit Seed Extract
1. Broad Spectrum
Grapefruit seed extracts main advantage is it's extraordinary ability to perform both (internally and externally) against a wide variety of known or unknown infections caused by viruses, bacteria, funguses and parasites.
2. Grapefruit seed extract is alkalizing.
Grapefruit seed extract helps alkalize the body. It is considered one of the most alkaline forming foods and of all fruits it is the most alkalizing. Alkalizing the body (raising pH) is one of the single most important health regeneration benefits available.
Disease cannot live in an alkaline environment within the body. It is claimed that cancer dies in a pH of 8.0. Countless other conditions are caused by an acid environment within the body. These same conditions are effectively treated by restoring the proper pH.
Grapefruit seed extracts pH is a low 2.0. Don't let this fool you as acid foods have alkaline effects on the body. The problem comes when you eat food that is acid forming such as meat, sugar and most grains. This food creates and acid environment within the body.
Most degenerative diseases are associated with your body pH. Your body pH is one of the most important aspects to consider when trying to overcome a serious illness and to maintain good health. The list of diseases caused from improper pH is a mile long. Cancer and most other diseases cannot exist in an alkaline environment. The pH of the non-deficient and healthy person is in the 7.5.
3. Beneficial Bacteria
Grapefruit seed extract stimulates the immune system. (According to Doctors and Veterinarians) grapefruit seed extract (at normal doses) is gentle yet preserves the integrity of your intestinal bacteria. Without these beneficial bacteria life could not be sustained.
4. Drug Resistant Bacteria
To date there is no evidence that any type of pathogenic microorganism has ever built up a resistance to grapefruit seed extracts active ingredient. Due to the mode of its activity it is believed that this resistance is impossible as grapefruit seed extract disrupts the organisms cytoplasmic membrane.
5. It can be taken for long periods of time without toxic side effects.
There are reports that people have taken grapefruit seed extract every day for several years (as a preventive) without side effects of any kind. However we do not recommend grapefruit seed extract for long term use!
6. GSE is hypoallergenic (non-allergenic).
Dr. Allen Sachs points out that about 3 to 5 per cent of all people are allergic to citrus fruit and could therefore also display a sensitive reaction to grapefruit seed extract. These people should start with a low dosage and perform a patch test to be sure.
7. It can be used for humans and animals including pets (fish, reptiles, birds etc).
All living creatures great and small have benefited from the use of grapefruit extract.
8. Grapefruit seed extract is a multipurpose product used for countless applications.
Pet Health - Internal and external conditions and infections, skin conditions, mange, fleas, etc.
Household Uses - Vegetable wash, counter tops, cutting boards, laundry cleaner, etc.
Travel Uses - Grapefruit extract is used against water and food borne illnesses, diarrhea, dysentery, etc.
Gardening Uses - Tool cleaner to remove fungus, mold. As a bug spray, plant spray and more!
9. Wound Healing
Grapefruit seed extract is extremely good for fast healing of scar tissue associated with many types of wounds (even big ugly scars).