Benegut® – human study published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Langenfeld, Germany, 09. June 2014
Vital Solutions in alliance with Amino Up Chemical Co. Ltd.(Sapporo, Japan) announces the publication of a human study using their exclusive dietary supplement ingredient, Benegut®, a proprietary Perilla frutescens leaf extract. 

In the double blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel design human study, 50 healthy people, ages 30-70, were administered capsules containing 150mg proprietary Perilla frutescens leaf extract twice a day, for 4 weeks.
80% of volunteers taking Benegut® reported substantial improvement of gastrointestinal discomfort. “Benegut® supplementation showed physiological relevant and statistically significant improvement of gastrointestinal discomfort”, said Dr. Sybille Buchwald-Werner, Managing Director at Vital Solutions. “The study results are very promising, taking in consideration the challenging set up of a nutritional human study with healthy volunteers and the area of digestive health, which is known for high placebo effects.”

Benegut® is a product of Vital Solutions. Benegut® is a high quality, sustainable natural ingredient, which is IP protected and approved to be used in food supplements in Europe and the U.S.

About Amino Up Chemical Co., Ltd.
Amino Up Chemical is a biotechnology company that develops and commercializes novel natural bioactive compounds and supports clinical and basic research on its products, both in-house and at highly prestigious universities and clinics around the world.

About Vital Solutions GmbH:
Vital Solutions is a private limited company with its headquarters in Langenfeld, Germany. Vital Solutions works globally in the field of natural ingredients for use in food, functional food, dietary supplements and cosmetics.

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