Pharmaton® Capsules

Pharmaton® Capsules

Why not try Pharmaton® Capsules?

  • Tired of feeling tired? Pharmaton® Capsules are a unique blend of vitamins, minerals and ginseng clinically proven to relieve periods of exhaustion.
  • Pharmaton® Capsules - More than just a supplement.
  • Always read the label.

 

Usage & Dosage

Pharmaton® Capsules work by raising the general level of cellular activity, which is expressed by a pronounced increase in the physical and mental capacity.

 

It is appropriate when exhausted due to stress, poor diet and when vitamins and minerals supplementation is needed.

 

Dosage: The recommended daily dosage is 1 capsule taken with food, preferably at breakfast.

Composition

Pharmaton® Capsules active ingredients:

Standardised ginseng extract G115®

Intensive research has been carried out during the last 30 years to study the quality, clinical effectiveness and safety of the standardised Ginseng extract G115®.

 

The standardised Ginseng extract G115® positively influences the body against fatigue, mainly as a consequence of an enhanced utilisation of the energy in brain and muscles. Several species and qualities of Ginseng exist. In Pharmaton® Vitality the standardised Panax ginseng, C.A. Meyer extract G115® is used. The manufacturing method of the standardised Ginseng extract G115® is proprietary of Pharmaton SA and grants that every batch of capsules of Pharmaton® Capsules has the same level of active principles. The pharmacological, clinical effects and the safety of the standardised Ginseng extract G115® can not be attributed to other Ginseng extracts or Ginseng products.

  • Ginseng G115® in Pharmaton® Capsules

    Pharmaton is the only product range that combines the benefits of the standardised Ginseng G115® with other essential ingredients such as vitamins, minerals and trace elements.

  • Species of Ginseng

    Ginseng is not all the same

     

    Within the plant genus Panax there are several species, all of which have different properties and the most studied with pharmacological trials is the specie Panax Ginseng, contained in Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules.

     

    Eleutherococcus senticosus (also called Siberian Ginseng) belongs to the same family (the Araliaceae) and shares some common traits with Panax Ginseng, the Asian Ginseng.

  • Read more about the standardisation of Ginseng

    Why standardisation is so important  

    Standardisation ensures that the extract always contains exactly the same amount of pharmacological active substances - a basic requirement for a constant effect of the finished product and for clinical studies.

     

    The extraction method is a crucial factor for the composition of the extract. In extracts produced by different extraction methods different compounds may be present in varying concentrations. Therefore, the pharmacological activity of an extract mainly depends on the extraction method used.

     

    When choosing a herbal supplement brand, remember that you are buying an extract, not a plant. A common misconception is that all products containing the same plant must be the same. Many variables can change according to growing conditions, harvesting and manufacturing differences. In order to control these variables, the extract contained in Pharmaton® Vitality is standardised according to a high quality process.

     

    To avoid the problems of inconsistent extracts you can buy a brand such as Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules, which is manufactured using the standardised Ginseng extract G115®, prepared according to strict guidelines to ensure exact standardisation. You can be assured that the product you take is the same as the one tested in several clinical studies. Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules contains the most clinically tested Ginseng extract in the world and has proven safety and efficacy.

    The origins of Ginseng

    Ginseng is a medicinal plant used in medical circles for more than 2,000 years. The origin of the word is Chinese: ‘Jen Shen’ means ‘The power of the earth in human shape’.

     

    Panax Ginseng is a carefully cultivated natural plant root which, when combined with vitamins and minerals, helps to sustain energy levels and relieve Daily Fatigue. Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules contain a special extract of ginseng that is extracted via a unique process used only by Pharmaton. Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules are a clinically proven vitamin and mineral formulation to relieve Daily Fatigue.

    What is Panax Ginseng G115® made from?

    G115® is made from the fine rootlets of the plant Panax Ginseng. This delicate plant is cultivated in China and Korea by specialist farmers. It’s grown indoors from the best selected seeds. After 18 months the plant is re-planted outdoors then when it’s five years old it is harvested and dried. Samples of the roots are sent to Pharmaton in Switzerland and the rootlets are tested for a high content of active ingredients, the ginsenosides. If satisfactory, the crop is purchased and the extraction process starts.

     

    The fine Panax Ginseng rootlets undergo Pharmaton´s unique, low-temperature, extraction process involving more than 20 stages. A precise balance of ginsenosides is created by blending batches so that the finished extract precisely matches a set pattern (standardisation). As a result, every Pharmaton® Vitality Capsule contains the same quantity of the same ginsenosides as every other capsule. The special extraction process has never been published, and is used exclusively by Pharmaton®, but it gives you just what you need to help reduce tiredness and Daily Fatigue.

The Importance of Vitamins

A healthy and vital body needs a proper supply of all essential vitamins. Vitamins are vital for cell growth, blood formation, proper functioning of the nervous system, and to assist with the prevention of illnesses.

  • Beta-carotene

    Properties: Beta-carotene is transformed into Vitamin A in the body, and is important for immune function.

      

    Sources: apricots, broccoli, carrots and all coloured fruits and vegetables.

  • Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)

    Properties: it helps the body cells to convert carbohydrates into energy and is important for the correct functioning of the heart muscles and nervous system.

     

    Sources: potatoes, cereals, whole grain, lean meat, liver, fish, dried beans and peas.

  • Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

    Properties: important for the breakdown of carbohydrates, fats and proteins, for the normal release of energy from food. It is essential for growth and helps maintain healthy skin and mucous membranes, the cornea of the eye and nerve function.

     

    Sources: meat, eggs, nuts, green leafy vegetables and dairy products.

  • Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)

    Properties: it plays an important role for building red blood cells, muscles and skin tissues, for normal brain development and function, and for growth.

     

    Sources: meat, liver, fish, potatoes, dairy products, whole meal products, bananas and yeast.

  • Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin)

    Properties: important for maintaining a healthy immune system, for a normal mental function and good mood balance.

     

    Sources: eggs, meat, poultry, shellfish, milk and dairy products.

  • Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)

    Properties: it supports the immune system and it is needed for the growth and repair of tissues in all parts of the body. It is necessary to form collagen, an important protein that forms skin, scar tissue, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, bones, teeth and blood vessels. Vitamin C contributes also to iron absorption from food and it has strong antioxidant properties to protect body cells.

     

    Sources: citrus fruits, black currants, parsley, and paprika.

  • Vitamin D

    Properties: the body converts Vitamin D from food sources or is able to produce it upon exposure of the skin to sun ultraviolet light to its active form. It is essential for building and maintaining healthy bones and teeth, because it helps the body maintain correct levels of Calcium and Phosphorus.

     

    Sources: cheese, butter, margarine, cream, fortified milk, fish, and fortified cereals.

  • Vitamin E

    Properties: Vitamin E contributes to the protection of cell constituents from oxidative damage. Like Vitamin C, it is an antioxidant.

     

    Sources: vegetable oils, nuts, whole grains, and green vegetables.

  • Vitamin B3 (Niacin, Nicotinamide, Vitamin PP)

    Properties: it helps to produce energy for all our body cells from the food we eat. In addition, Vitamin B3 promotes a healthy nervous system and normal mental function. It is needed for the proper function of the circulatory system, and helps to keep the skin and mucous membranes healthy.

     

    Sources: dairy products, poultry, fish, lean meats, nuts, and eggs.

  • Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)

    Properties: It can contribute to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue, facilitating normal mental performance.

     

    Sources: eggs, fish, milk and dairy products, whole-grain cereals, vegetables of the cabbage family.

  • Vitamin H (Biotin)

    Properties: it is necessary for the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and amino acids (the building blocks of protein). It supports healthy bone growth, and is often recommended for strengthening hair and nails and for a healthy skin.

     

    Sources: egg yolk, liver, bananas, milk, soy and barley.

  • Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid)

    Properties: it is crucial for proper brain function and for a healthy brain development. It aids in the production of DNA, the body's genetic material, and is especially important during periods of growth.

     

    Sources: beans and green vegetables such as spinach and cabbage, citrus fruits and juices, wheat bran and other whole grains, dark green leafy vegetables, poultry, pork, shellfish, and liver.

Minerals

Minerals have different functions for the human body. Without these elements, the metabolism - the function that allows cells, among other things, to produce energy - simply would not work. Our food contains minerals that plants and animals assimilate from the soil. Pharmaton® contains some key minerals which can contribute to your overall healthy balance and well being.

  • Magnesium

    Properties: It is present in nearly all cells of the human body and is needed to keep healthy bones and teeth; as well as for a proper functioning of the nervous system and for the regular muscles function, including the function of the heart muscle

     

    Sources: nuts, cereal grains, meat, bananas, green, and leafy vegetables.

  • Calcium

    Properties: it is essential for the development and maintenance of strong healthy bones and teeth. It also helps nerves, muscles (including the heart), and other body systems work properly.

     

    Sources: milk and dairy products, including cheese.

Trace elements

The human body does not need large amounts of those minerals called "trace elements". They are, however, extremely important for our organism and a correct supplementation may be needed to prevent deficiency. Pharmaton®  contains the following trace elements:

  • Iron

    Properties: red blood cells need iron to help transport oxygen throughout the body and it is also important for an adequate functioning of the nervous and immune system.

     

    Sources: meat, eggs, nuts, cereals and seeds.

  • Copper

    Properties: Copper is a mineral found in very small amounts in all tissues in the body and it is involved as part of enzymes in many processes of the metabolism.

     

    Sources: animal flesh (especially liver), oysters, fish, whole grains, nuts, and legumes.

  • Zinc

    Properties: It plays an important role in the immune defense system. It is needed for a healthy skin and to maintain strong bones.

     

    Sources: oysters, liver, meat, fish, seeds and whole grain cereals.

  • Selenium

    Properties: it is necessary for cells protection, thanks to its strong antioxidant properties. It further supports the function of the immune system.

    Sources: nuts, eggs, legumes, fish and cereals.

Evidence*

The efficacy of Pharmaton® Capsules containing the Ginseng G115® extract has been proven in numerous clinical studies to demonstrate that a course of Pharmaton® can help to increase mental performance and physical capacity in those suffering from fatigue.

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  • What are the main advantages of taking Pharmaton® Capsules?

    It has an optimally balanced formulation
    Pharmaton® Capsules combines vitamins, minerals, trace elements and ginseng in proportions that improve well-being and restore vital energy. The unique standardised G115® Ginseng extract contained is of very high quality and purity.

     

    It is clinically proven
    For Pharmaton® Capsules many clinical trials have been conducted and all indicate that the product is helpful in enhancing cognitive function and improving psychological conditions and physical performance. A recent clinical trial has shown that the combination of vitamins, minerals and trace elements and the standardised G115® Ginseng extract contained in Pharmaton® Capsules improves quality of life more effectively than the same combination without Ginseng.

     

    The safety of Pharmaton® Capsules has been demonstrated in several clinical trials, and has been confirmed by the extensive use of the product in the last few decades.

  • What should Pharmaton® Capsules be taken for?

    Pharmaton Capsules relieve symptoms of fatigue, tiredness and exhaustion, enhancing mental performance and physical capacity.
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  • When should Pharmaton® Capsules be taken?

    It is recommended is to take Pharmaton® Capsules immediately before or with a meal (breakfast or lunch).

  • How stable are the components?

    The components and the capsule itself are tested for stability. The expiry date on the label shows how long the capsules are stable without any changes of the constituents.

  • Can Pharmaton® Capsules be taken by athletes?

    Pharmaton® Capsules has been tested and declared free from any doping substance, according to the guidelines of the International Olympic Committee. Pharmaton® Capsules may, therefore, be taken by athletes even during competitions when doping checks are made.

  • Does Pharmaton® Capsules interact with other medication?

    If you are taking or planning to take anticoagulants (blood thinning products) please check with your doctor beforehand as ginseng might reduce their effect.

  • Can Pharmaton® Capsules be taken in pregnancy?

    No. Pharmaton® Capsules are not recommended during pregnancy and breast-feeding.

  • Are there any known allergies to Pharmaton® Capsules?

    Pharmaton® Capsules contain arachis oil (peanut oil) and should not be taken by people known to be allergic to peanut. As there is a possible relationship between allergy to peanut and allergy to soya, patients with soya allergy should also avoid Pharmaton® Capsules.

  • What are the most common side effects of Pharmaton® Capsules?

    Cases of headache, dizziness, insomnia, gastrointestinal reactions (such as nausea, stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhoea) and hypersensitivity reactions (such as rash, pruritus) have been observed.

  • Do the capsules contain lactose?

    Yes. Each capsule contains a small amount of lactose between 0.0172 and 0.0272g.

  • Are the capsules suitable for vegetarians?

    Gelatine is present inside the capsule and as part of the capsule shell. The gelatine is derived from both pork and beef sources.

  • Where can I buy Pharmaton® Capsules?

    Pharmaton® Capsules are available in packs of 30, 60 or 100, priced from RRP £9.18 and are stocked in chemists, supermarkets and health shops.

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