Today, people take sports really serious and want to get the best effect out of their effort. Even amateurs look for possibilities to improve their training like professionals. Herbal ingredients are increasingly applied to sports nutrition products.
Try Recoverben – an innovative, natural, organic, sports nutrition ingredient based on the extract of lemon verbena (Aloysia citriodora). It improves recovery after exercise and thereby supports physical performance, motivation for sports and may prevent overtraining. It is scientifically proven, IP protected, and frequently used in food supplements.
In vitro and human studies demonstrated that Recoverben® helps to defend oxidative stress and inflammation. Moreover, it is able to prevent loss of muscle strength and muscle damage. In addition it reduces muscle soreness related to physical exercise.
Recoverben helps to support:*
- Prevention of muscle strength loss
- Reduction of muscle soreness
- Body’s antioxidative defense
Human study results confirm:
Human studies demonstrated that Recoverben helps the body to defend oxidative stress related to physical exercise. Moreover, it is able to prevent loss of muscle strength and reduces muscle soreness.
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Related scientific publications
Effects of lemon verbena extract (Recoverben®) supplementation on muscle strength and recovery after exhaustive exercise: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
BMC Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 2018, 15:5
|Appearance||Fine brown powder with characteristic odor|
|Loss on drying||≤ 5.0 %|
|Solubility||Freely soluble in 100 g/L in water|
|Particle size||100 % < 1000µm >85 % < 500µm|
|Bulk density||0.35 - 0.55 g / ml|
|Tapped density||0.50 - 0.70 g / ml|
|Total Polyphenols||≥ 13 %|
|pH||5.0 - 6.5 10 % water solution|
|Foreign matter||not detected|
|Pesticides (EC) No 396/2005||complies|
|Heavy metals (EC) No 1881/2006||complies|
|Microbiology: Ph. Eur. 7ed Cat. 5.1.4||complies|
Recoverben® – Science & Application
Recoverben, the proprietary Aloysia citriodora extract, contains more than 18 % polyphenols and has an extraordinarily high ORAC level of over 170.000 μmol TE / 100 g. Recoverben uniquely combines anti-inflammatory and antioxidative effects, reducing muscle soreness and improving recovery time after exercise. Thereby it is supporting physical performance, motivation for sports and helping to prevent overtraining. In vitro and human studies demonstrated that Recoverben helps the body to defend oxidative stress related to physical exercise. Moreover, it is able to prevent loss of muscle strength and reduces muscle soreness.
Recoverben is high quality, sustainable, IP protected, natural ingredient, approved to be used in food supplements and foods. It is a water soluble fine brown powder with a recommended daily dosage of 400 mg.
Recoverben® – Origin & Production
Recoverben is native lemon verbena extract obtained by water extraction out of organically certified Aloysia citriodora leaves, an annual edible herbaceous plant native to South America. Aloysia citriodora is a member of the family Verbenaceae. Recoverben’s production facility and manufacturing process comply with the highest international standards of safety, hygiene and quality control and is GMP certified. Recoverben complies with highest quality and traceability standards, completed by phytochemical characterization and stability data.
Recoverben® has been tested for banned substances by LGC’s world-class sports anti-doping laboratory. Within the limitations of the analysis, none of the listed drugs were found.
Recoverben® supports concepts for:*
Motivation for sports
– to reduce muscle soreness & speed up recovery
– full recovery after only 48 hours
High intensity training
– supports body’s antioxidative defense & muscle strengh
Optimal preparation for a competition
– protection against overtraining & secondary injuries
– supports muscle strenghs & reduces inflammations
* These statements have not been evaluated by FDA and EFSA. The product is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease.