New Products Health Food StoreMonthly Specials Food WholesalersContact Food Wholesalers 9380 8789
Food Ingredient
Print This Page
Carob Molasses Wholesaler

Carob Molasses

Description

 

Thick, sticky syrup known as molasses from carobs. The healthy components extracted from these fruits include disease-fighting antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, according to Organic Facts. A compound in carob molasses may benefit those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Consult your doctor before using carob or grape molasses to treat any condition.

Consuming carob molasses may provide you with beneficial nutrients and natural chemicals to improve your health. Carob molasses contains vitamins and minerals including riboflavin, vitamin A, calcium, iron, phosphorus and potassium. In addition, carobs are 80 percent protein, according to the Australian National University. Carob molasses contain phytochemicals, or plant chemicals, that may act as antioxidants to destroy cell-damaging free radicals.

The theophylline from carob fruit extracts, as in carob molasses, potentially benefit people suffering from a group of lung disorders, including chronic asthmatic bronchitis and emphysema, known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. Research published in the September 2006 edition of the journal “Respirology” observed the effects of low-dose theophylline on COPD patients. Over a one-year period, 110 participants with COPD received either 100 mg of slow-release theophylline or a placebo. Subjects receiving theophylline experienced fewer episodes, exacerbations and had fewer clinical visits than those taking a placebo. Scientists concluded that low-dose oral theophylline is an effective and well-tolerated long-term treatment for stable COPD; however, additional scientific information is needed to conclusively prove the effectiveness of carob extracts for the treatment of COPD

 

 

Disclaimer:
The information contained in this specification is based on data considered to be accurate and reliable as at the date of the specification to the best of the supplier's knowledge and belief. It is user's obligation to determine the safe use of the product for it's own applications or suitability for use since the conditions of use, handling, storage and disposal are beyond the supplier's control. The user should therefore use any precaution as are necessary to ensure the safe and suitable use of the product described in the specification.