New Zealand Grapeseed Extract
The grape seeds in New Zealand used to produce grape seed extract for BeeBio skincare are generally obtained from wine manufacturers, in the South Island of New Zealand. The leaves and fruit of the grape have been used medicinally since ancient Greece.
Grape seed extract has a long history of use. It is widely used as an ingredient in cosmetics and food products.
Resveratrol found in grapeseed extract is known for its antioxidant activity and its antimutagenic activity. Reseveratrol stimulates the immune system and may be effective against herpes simplex virus 1 and 2.
The concentrated vitamin C found in grapeseed extract is useful for skin healing, preparing the skin for salon treatments and for the breakdown in pigmented areas of the skin.
Grape seed extract may support heart and blood vessel health, normal blood pressure, cholesterol and circulation. Other reported benefits of grape seed extract include support for nerve and eye health, vision, macular health and recovery after an injury or surgery.
Grape seed extract is commonly used for preventing free radical damage and encouraging wound healing.