Recent Studies

Showing that ginger can help improve circulation.

A study conducted by Nurtjahja-Tjendraputra et al, published in "Thrombosis Research" 2003 titled 'Effective anti-platelet and COX-1 enzyme inhibitors from pungent constituents of ginger' demonstrated that ginger is an effective anti-coagulant. Researchers also found that gingerol was a more effective anti-platelet agent than aspirin.

Venex's effects on blood vessels:

There are numerous studies demonstrating that green tea catechins inhibit atherosclerosis and stabilise the arteries, even when atherosclerosis is already present. A study titlted 'Green Tea Catechins Improve Human Forearm Endothelial Dysfunction and have Antiatherosclerotic Effects in Smokers' published in the March 2010 issue of "Circulation Journal," Japanese researchers, Jun-ichi et al, demonstrated that high doses of green tea catechins (GTC) – 580 mg daily, or about seven cups of tea – stabilised arteries and exerted anti-atherosclerotic effects in smokers.

Venex's effects on platelets:

A study published in the March 2009 issue of "Nutrition Research" reports that "Nattokinase supplements reduced concentrations of clotting factors in healthy volunteers and in people at high risk for developing cardiovascular disease".

Vitamin E can have an effect upon your platelet activity levels. A study titled 'Vitamin E inhibition on platelet procoagulant activity: involvement of aminophospholipid translocase activity' conducted by Kim et al, published in "Thrombosis Research" 2011 suggests that vitamin E can effectively lower the levels of activated platelets in your bloodstream, preventing the formation of blood clots within your body.

Garlic helps prevent platelets from sticking together. If you have a very high platelet count, you may have an increased risk of platelet aggregation and taking garlic may help to reduce the blood's ability to form clots. A study conducted by Rahman, published in the Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, 2007 looked at the 'Effects of garlic on platelet biochemistry and physiology'. Rahman concluded that garlic inhibits platelet aggregation by multiple mechanisms and may have a role in preventing cardiovascular disease.

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