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Cryptolepis Extract

Studies show it’s highly active against growing and non-growing stationary-phase Borrelia burgdorferi (Lyme disease). All-natural Cryptolepis sanguinolenta herbal extract is used to support healthy inflammation and immune response against Lyme disease, Bartonella henselae, malaria, bacterial and yeast infections, and antimicrobial infections. One gram per serving.

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Cryptolepis Benefits

Cryptolepis benefits include supporting the immune system against a wide range of diseases, including malaria, Lyme disease, and tick-borne bacterial infections. It supports the cardiovascular system and may defend against cholesterol plaque formation in the arteries, Cryptolepis has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties, anti-diabetic properties, and anti-fungal properties.

Potential for Lyme Disease Support and Bartonella henselae Support

Cryptolepis extract has shown potential antibacterial activity against a broad spectrum of bacteria including Borrelia burgdorferi, which causes Lyme disease. In fact, it may be used as a herbal support during the treatment of tick-borne infections such as Lyme Borrelia burgdorferi and Bartonella henselae. Cryptolepine, the main alkaloid in the herb, has shown effective activity against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. Another study reveals that the bioactive compounds may degrade DNA in Borrelia burgdorferi.

Cryptolepis may have an important supportive role in the need to develop novel treatment strategies against persister microcolonies of Borrelia burgdorferi. A 2020 study in Frontiers in Medicine involved the testing of a panel of botanical and natural products commonly used by Lyme disease patients. The scientists found Cryptolepis sanguinolenta to be highly active in vitro against both growing Borrelia burgdorferi and non-growing stationary phase Borrelia burgdorferi.

Why Buy It From Linden Botanicals?

Cryptolepis is an exceptional, well-studied, all-natural herb. Now, some companies sell it at a very high price. Others sell it for much less. So why buy it from Linden Botanicals?

We understand the plant’s constituents and how best to extract them. We use a dual-stream method that captures a full spectrum of health benefits. And our Cryptolepis is yellowish-brown (as it should be) and contains the full range of active compounds. No artificial colors. No over processing.

We’re at the forefront of using Cryptolepis for Lyme support, pioneering a new era of hope for those affected by this debilitating disease.

As with all our products, our Cryptolepis is priced fairly, and it’s the real deal.

More About Cryptolepis

Cryptolepis sanguinolenta is a climbing shrub with thin, willowing stems that can snake along the ground for up to 30 feet, often twinning into other plants for support. The dried leaves, stems, and roots have a sweet fragrance. The stems contain a yellow-orange sap that becomes red upon drying. The sap is very bitter.  

Cryptolepis sanguinolenta Extract:

Serving Suggestion

Instructions: Add 1/4 teaspoon of extract to 8oz of near-boiling water or a cup of juice. Mix until dissolved. Drink 1-2 servings a day.

One serving per gram. For example, 20 grams = 20 servings, 50 grams = 50 servings, and 100 grams = 100 servings.

Additional Information

The information herein is intended for educational purposes only. This information should not substitute for seeking responsible, professional medical care. The information provided should not be used during any medical emergency. Not intended to be used for the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, or curing of any medical condition. Consult with your healthcare provider before using any herbal supplement.

The history of using Cryptolepis as an herbal medicine goes back more than 5,000 years. Traditionally, a tea made from Cryptolepis sanguinolenta has been used in the treatment of various infections such as malaria, bacterial respiratory diseases, tuberculosis, and hepatitis. The roots and leaves have been used for stomach, intestinal disorders, and diarrhea. The root has a traditional use for urinary tract infection and for yeast infections. The leaves and roots have been used in traditional cultures for hypertension, and insomnia.

Other names for Cryptolepis sanguinolenta include Gangamau, Nibima, Kadze, Kɔli mekari, Paran pupa, yellow root, and blood vine. We call Cryptolepis the flowering healer.

Cryptolepis sanguinolenta contains several bioactive compounds that contribute to the herb’s medicinal value. Some of these bioactive compounds include alkaloids, anthocyanosides, flavones, polyuronides, tannins, and triterpenes.

Significant identified alkaloids include indoloquinoline cryptolepine, isocryptolepine, cryptosanguinolentine, neocryptolepine, quindoline, the spirononacyclic alkaloid cryptospirolepine, cryptolepicarboline, cryptomisrine, 11-isopropylcryptolepine, cryptolepinone, and biscryptolepine. Other isolated indole alkaloids include hydroxycryptolepine, cryptoheptine, and cryptoquindoline.

No known side effects.

You should consult your physician before using any herbal supplant, especially if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Weight 100 g

20g, 50g, 100g, 200g

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