Red grape leaves
Red grape leaves are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, calcium and magnesium and have traditionally, been used as a culinary vegetable in Mediterranean countries. They are well documented to have anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and astringent properties. They are also known to be an effective treatment of chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) and varicose veins
Red grape leaves contain an enzyme that helps creation of resveratrol in the body. Resveratrol is a phenolic compound that acts as a powerful antioxidant, fighting off disease. Studies have shown indications that resveratrol can act against heart disease, cancer, diabetes and alzheimers.
Other uses for grape leaves in general include the treatment of symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, diarrhea, skin lacerations and bleeding.
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