Supportive treatment of Lyme disease with natural ingredients
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DTC plus is a natural nutritional supplement, with specially selected ingredients based on scientific studies. It can be used to support the treatment of Lyme disease.
Our nutritional supplement for supportive treatment of Lyme disease, DTC plus, contains chlorella, stinging nettle, bilberry, cranberry, lingonberry, artichoke, sage, wild garlic and curcuma.
Scientific studies on chlorella as an ingredient
Komiyama, K.: Hirokawa, Y.; Mocota, T., et al: An acidic polysaccharide chlon A, from chlorella pyrenoidosa. Anti-tumour activity and immunological response, Chemotherapy, 34: 302-307, 1986.
Miyazawa, Y.; Murayama, T.; Ooya, N. et al: Immunomodulation by unicellular green algae (chlorella pyrenoidosa) in tumour-bearing mice. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 24, 135-146, 1988.
Mason, Russ. "Chlorella and Spirulina: green supplements for balancing the body." Alternative & Complementary Therapies 7.3 (2001): 161-165.
Pore RS. 1984. Detoxification of chlordecone poisoned rats with chlorella and chlorella derived sporopollenin. Drug-Chem-Toxicol 7(1):57-71.
Jensen B. 1987. Chlorella: Gem of the Orient. Bernard Jensen Publisher, Escondido, CA. Travieso R O et al. 1999. Heavy Metal Removal by Microalgae. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 62:144-151.
Merchant R and Andre C.2001. Dietary supplementation with Chlorella pyrenoidosa produces positive results in patients with cancer or suffering from certain common chronic illnesses. JANA 4(2): 31-8
Ley, Beth M. Chlorella: The Ultimate Green Food: Nature's Richest Source of Chlorophyll, DNA & RNA: a Health Learning Handbook. Bl Publications, 2003.
Scientific studies on the stinging nettle as an ingredient
Testai L, Chericoni S, Calderone V, Nencioni G, Nieri P, Morelli I, Martinotti E.: Cardiovascular effects of Urtica dioica L. (Urticaceae) roots extracts: in vitro and in vivo pharmacological studies. J Ethnopharmacol. 2002 Jun;81(1):105-9.
Riehemann, Kristina, Bert Behnke, and Klaus Schulze-Osthoff. "Plant extracts from stinging nettle (Urtica dioica), an antirheumatic remedy, inhibit the proinflammatory transcription factor NF-κB." FEBS letters 442.1 (1999): 89-94.
Duke, J. "Herbs with anti-Lyme potential." TOWNSEND LETTER FOR DOCTORS AND PATIENTS 285 (2007): 114.
Gülçin, Ilhami, et al. "Antioxidant, antimicrobial, antiulcer and analgesic activities of nettle (Urtica dioica L.)." Journal of ethnopharmacology 90.2 (2004): 205-215.
Scientific studies on the bilberry as an ingredient
Burdulis, Deividas, et al. "Comparative study of anthocyanin composition, antimicrobial and antioxidant activity in bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) and blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) fruits." Acta poloniae pharmaceutica66.4 (2008): 399-408.
Murphy, Kathleen. "Bilberry against liver damage." Australian Journal of Medical Herbalism 22.3 (2010): 100-102. Katsube, Naomi, et al. "Induction of apoptosis in cancer cells by bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) and the anthocyanins." Journal of agricultural and food chemistry 51.1 (2003): 68-75.
Scientific studies on the cranberry as an ingredient
Caillet, Stéphane, et al. "Antimicrobial effects of fractions from cranberry products on the growth of seven pathogenic bacteria." Food Control 23.2 (2012): 419-428.
Ferguson, Peter J., et al. "A flavonoid fraction from cranberry extract inhibits proliferation of human tumor cell lines." The Journal of nutrition 134.6 (2004): 1529-1535.
González-Lamothe, Rocío, et al. "Plant antimicrobial agents and their effects on plant and human pathogens." International Journal of Molecular Sciences10.8 (2009): 3400-3419.
Neto, Catherine C. "Cranberry and blueberry: evidence for protective effects against cancer and vascular diseases." Molecular nutrition & food research 51.6 (2007): 652-664.
Scientific studies on the lingonberry as an ingredient
Bomser, J., et al. "In vitro anticancer activity of fruit extracts from Vaccinium species." Planta medica 62.3 (1996): 212-216.
Riihinen, Kaisu R., et al. "The antibiofilm activity of lingonberry flavonoids against oral pathogens is a case connected to residual complexity." Fitoterapia97 (2014): 78-86.
Heinonen, Marina. "Antioxidant activity and antimicrobial effect of berry phenolics–a Finnish perspective." Molecular nutrition & food research 51.6 (2007): 684-691.
Scientific studies on the artichoke as an ingredient
Mossi, A. J., and S. Echeverrigaray. "Identification and characterization of antimicrobial components in leaf extracts of globe artichoke (Cynara scolymus L.)." II WOCMAP Congress Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Part 2: Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology, Phytomedicine, Toxicology 501. 1997.
Zhu, Xianfeng, Hongxun Zhang, and Raymond Lo. "Phenolic compounds from the leaf extract of artichoke (Cynara scolymus L.) and their antimicrobial activities." Journal of agricultural and food chemistry 52.24 (2004): 7272-7278.
Mehmetçik, Güldal, et al. "Effect of pretreatment with artichoke extract on carbon tetrachloride-induced liver injury and oxidative stress." Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology 60.6 (2008): 475-480.
Marakis, G., et al. "Artichoke leaf extract reduces mild dyspepsia in an open study." Phytomedicine 9.8 (2002): 694-699.
Heidarian, Esfandiar, and Mahmoud Rafieian-Kopaei. "Protective effect of artichoke (Cynara scolymus) leaf extract against lead toxicity in rat." Pharmaceutical biology 51.9 (2013): 1104-1109.
Zapolska-Downar, Danuta, et al. "Protective properties of artichoke (Cynara scolymus) against oxidative stress induced in cultured endothelial cells and monocytes." Life sciences 71.24 (2002): 2897-2908.
Scientific studies on sage as an ingredient
Djarmati, Z., et al. "High antioxidant activity of extracts obtained from sage by supercritical CO2 extraction." Journal of the American Oil Chemists Society68.10 (1991): 731-734.
Ho, Chi‐Tang, et al. "Chemistry and antioxidative factors in rosemary and sage." Biofactors 13.1‐4 (2000): 161-166.
Cuvelier, Marie Elisabeth, Claudette Berset, and Hubert Richard. "Antioxidant constituents in sage (Salvia officinalis)." Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 42.3 (1994): 665-669.
Koga, Tetsuro, Naoko Hirota, and Kenji Takumi. "Bactericidal activities of essential oils of basil and sage against a range of bacteria and the effect of these essential oils on Vibrio parahaemolyticus." Microbiological research154.3 (1999): 267-273.
Scientific studies on wild garlic as an ingredient
Kyung, Kyu Hang. "Antimicrobial properties of allium species." Current opinion in Biotechnology 23.2 (2012): 142-147.
Štajner, D., et al. "Antioxidant and scavenger activities of Allium ursinum."Fitoterapia 79.4 (2008): 303-305.
Bagiu, Radu Vasile, Brigitha Vlaicu, and Monica Butnariu. "Chemical composition and in vitro antifungal activity screening of the Allium ursinum L.(Liliaceae)." International journal of molecular sciences 13.2 (2012): 1426-1436.
Klinghardt, Dietrich. "A Comprehensive Review of Heavy Metal Detoxification and Clinical Pearls from 30 Years of Medical Practice." Klinghardt Academy of (2007).
Abrahamová, V. "Antioxidants from plants in human nutrition and improving of health." Acupuncture and Natural Medicine= Akupunktúra a Naturálna Medicína2 (2015): 40.
studies on curcuma as an ingredient
Singh, Rambir, et al. "Antibacterial activity of Curcuma longa rhizome extract on pathogenic bacteria." CURRENT SCIENCE-BANGALORE- 83.6 (2002): 737-740.
Araujo, C. A. C., and L. L. Leon. "Biological activities of Curcuma longa L."Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz 96.5 (2001): 723-728.
Çıkrıkçı, Simay, E. Mozioglu, and Hasibe Yılmaz. "Biological activity of curcuminoids isolated from Curcuma longa." Rec Nat Prod 2.1 (2008): 19-24.
Pundir, Ram Kumar, and Pranay Jain. "Comparative studies on the antimicrobial activity of black pepper (Piper nigrum) and turmeric (Curcuma longa) extracts." International Journal of Applied Biology and Pharmaceutical Technology 1.2 (2010): 492-500.
Packiavathy, Issac Abraham Sybiya Vasantha, et al. "Inhibition of biofilm development of uropathogens by curcumin–an anti-quorum sensing agent from Curcuma longa." Food chemistry 148 (2014): 453-460.
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