Natural metabolic reactions in human body produce so-called free radicals, highly reactive oxidants that can damage DNA and other cell structures. Antioxidants block these harmful molecules, protecting the body from oxidative damage and its effects, including premature aging, cancer, Alzheimer's disease and cardiovascular problems.
There are some herbs that have been used for centuries around the world as aphrodisiacs and sexual enhancers. Modern clinical studies have confirmed the efficacy of many of those in increasing libido, treatment of sexual dysfunctions, improving performance and enhancing the sexual experience for both men and women.
Clinical studies have proven that substances found in certain plants, combined with diet and excercise, can speed up weight loss process and help maintain achieved results. Some of them accelerate exercise-induced fat loss, some boost calorie metabolism, some supress fat or carbohydrate absorption, and some inhibit apetite or increase athletic performance.
Since the European Union and United States banned the use of antibiotics in animal feed additives, the study of anti-bacterial activity of some botanical extracts developed quickly and shows that some botanical extracts can replace antibiotics in animal food additives, yet do not cause drug resistance and leave residue. Moreover, the application of botanical extracts in animal feed additives can also improve animal production, immunity, and enhance nutrients absorption.