NEW ROOTS HERBAL SELENIUM 100MCG
Each vegetable capsule contains: Selenium (from selenomethionine) 100mcg
Other Ingredients: Vegetable magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide, and microcrystalline cellulose in a non‑GMO vegetable capsule composed of vegetable carbohydrate gum and purified water.
Directions of Use: Adults: Take 2 capsules once or twice daily or as directed by your health-care practitioner.
New Roots Herbal Selenium 100mcg
Selenium is a trace mineral. It is a very important antioxidant, essential for the enzyme glutathione peroxidase.* It works in synergy with vitamin E. As an antioxidant, selenium protects the immune system, preventing the formation of free radicals.* It also aids (especially when combined with vitamin E) in the production of antibodies and helps to maintain a healthy heart.*
Selenium increases the number of antibodies for resistance to disease.* It increases the levels of the antioxidant enzyme glutathione peroxidase, which helps to reduce lipoperoxidation.* Selenium may improve energy levels and help in the process of aging by attacking free radicals.* It is important for ailments related to the heart and high blood pressure, and it decreases platelet aggregation.*
Some research in the 1970s showed that selenium protects against radiation. It is needed for pancreatic function and tissue elasticity.* It is essential for reproduction; some studies show that selenium deficiency results in infertility.* Male sperm cells contain high amounts of selenium.* Considerable amounts are lost during sexual intercourse; for this reason, selenium necessity is higher in men than women.*
Directions of Use:
Adults: Take 2 capsules once or twice daily or as directed by your health-care practitioner.
These statements have not been evaluated by Health Canada or the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.