Solgar Rutin 500mg A bioflavonoid involved with helping to keep veins more elastic. Commonly found in food like cherries, rosehips, citrus fruits, blackberries, apricots and buckwheat, although you would have to eat a lot of these foods to get the equivalent of 500mg of rutin, which is what is contained in each of these tablets, which are suitable for vegans. Flavonoids contribute to cancer prevention by scavenging for free radicals. Rutin is considered a metal chelator and has been shown to bind with iron. As with all bioflavonoids, the consumption of rutin can help with the prevention of excessive bruising. Sugar, salt and starch free. 50 tablets
RRP $24.80, healthy.co.nz price $19.95.
Henry Osiecki in The Nutrient Bible tells us that Rutin helps with:
Binds iron (metal chelator)
Inhibits the effect of bradykinin on smooth muscles
Helps improve abnormal erythrocyte deformability
Bruising (helps prevent)
Helps stabilise red blood cell membranes
Helps strengthen capillaries
As a food supplement for adults, One (1) tablet daily, preferably at mealtimes, or as directed by your healthcare professional.
Each Tablet provides: Rutin 500mg. Bulking agents: dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose. Anti caking agents: vegetable stearic acid, vegetable magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide. Cellulose gum, Glazing agents: hydroxylpropylmethyl cellulose, vegetable glycerin (from palm kernel oil and coconut oil) Free of: Gluten, wheat, dairy, soya, yeast, preservatives, sweeteners, artificial flavours or colours.
Keep out of reach of Children. There are no reported effects of overdosage or toxicity with Rutin.