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CurraNZ 100% New Zealand Blackcurrants - SAVE 20%

CurraNZ 100% New Zealand Blackcurrants - SAVE 20%

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New Zealand Blackcurrants: A king of Superfoods!

Made in the UK CurraNZ is made from premium quality blackcurrants grown in pristine conditions on the South Island of New Zealand.

Intense UV light is believed to be responsible for the currants extremely high levels of polyphenols. .

Science has shown the anthocyanins in CurraNZ blackcurrants work on many levels within the body and have the potential to enhance human health. This includes increased bloodflow, protection of blood vessels, anti-inflammatory properties and helping to counteract the damaging effects of oxidative stress

A more recent discovery has shown New Zealand Blackcurrants may aid in reducing and preventing muscle soreness from exercise. CurraNZ Capsules are a proprietary belnd of 100% natural New Zealnd Blackcurrant anthocyanins and are suitable for vegetarians.

Each pack contains 30 Capsules of 300mg 40% Blackcurrant extract.



Building immune defences - three ways blackcurrant can help combat flu viruses - and their impressive record with pandemic infections
ON MARCH 10, 2020
RESEARCHERS in Japan have found that blackcurrants may be THE fruit to consume to ward off infection and prevent the spread of viruses.

With the emergence of Corona-virus in the UK, there’s never been a more pressing time to keep our immune systems high and maintain impeccable hygiene routines.

The good news is blackcurrant anthocyanins could help boost your body's anti-viral defences, with multiple studies showing their potent anti-viral effects across a range of viruses – including some of the biggest killers in recent times.

In one study, a New Zealand blackcurrant solution was tested on different strains of influenza, including the 2009-10 pandemic ‘swine’ flu, Hong Kong flu, influenza virus type B and Russian flu, which is resistant to the flu vaccine.

Using just low doses of blackcurrant extract, they found the berry acted as a ‘disinfectant’ in cells. The extract inhibited absorption onto cell surfaces by 95%, impaired viral growth and release by infected cells.

The findings of the paper, entitled Anti-viral and anti-bacterial activities of an extract of blackcurrants, concluded: “The extracts of blackcurrant showed definite potential for use as a disinfectant and antiseptic agent to prevent IFV infection. Blackcurrant extract could offer a mild and natural prophylactic against infectious diseases.”

Iranian scientists have also carried out research into how anthocyanins have a role to play in the fight against the spread of viruses.

They concluded: “The potential of anthocyanin to show its antiviral effects through binding to host cells, inhibiting viral life cycle, or stimulating host immunity, strengthens the idea that anthocyanin would be an essential brick and a potential therapeutic agent to find novel antiviral lead-compounds.”

Just four months ago, these findings were confirmed in another study, published in Frontiers in Pharmacology, with scientists concluding that “Altogether, the blackcurrant extracts displayed auspicious anti-InfV effects through different mechanisms.”

New Zealand blackcurrant extract also has the added benefit of boosting the immune system – again through its high level of anthocyanins – which reduces the likelihood of contracting a virus in the first place.

Studies:

Anti-viral and anti-bacterial activities of two extracts of the blackcurrant from New Zealand and Poland Fukushima Journal of Medical Science, Vol 59, No1, 2013

Anti-viral and anti-bacterial activities of an extract of blackcurrants, Microbiology and Immunology 56: 805–809 doi:10.1111/j.1348-0421.2012.00510.x

The Signalling Pathways and Therapeutic Targets of Antiviral Agents: Focusing on the Antiviral Approaches and Clinical Perspectives of Anthocyanins in the Management of Viral Diseases, Frontiers in Pharmacology, 2019 Nov 8. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2019.01207

Anti-Influenza Nutraceuticals: Antiviral and Anti-Inflammatory Effects, Advances in Complementary Alternative Medicine 4(3). ACAM.000590.2019. DOI: 10.31031/ACAM.2019.04.000590.
(This information is from the CurraNZ website)


Adults - 1-2 Capsules daily.

Athletes: Take two hours before exercise. For intense sessions take another capsule within 20 minutes of training.



Not suitable for people with berry fruit allergy. Suitable for vegetarians.



RRP £29.00

Price: 23.20