Enhanced Fernblock® with Red Orange Complex - 30 Vegetarian Capsules

  • Item Number: LE1103
  • Serving Size: 1 Vegetarian Capsule
  • Servings per Container: 30
  • Quantity per Container: 30 Vegetarian Capsules
  • Price per Serving: $1.05
  • Price per Unit*: $1.05 per Vegetarian Capsule
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  • UPC # 737870172833
  • Life Extension offers an oral supplement to help protect against harmful solar radiation. During a decade of clinical trials‚ FernBlock® has shown remarkable effectiveness in shielding skin against dangerous ultraviolet exposure. Studies have shown that this fern extract has a high affinity for skin tissue and helps protect against ultraviolet damage shown to cause premature skin aging and wrinkling.

    FernBlock® is a natural extract derived from the fern plant Polypodium leucotomos. Used as a sunburn remedy by native Indians for centuries‚ this natural fern extract has been formulated by international scientists affiliated with leading institutions.

    The highly targeted action of FernBlock® safely inhibits the absorption of harmful ultraviolet rays and quenches dangerous free radicals. FernBlock® also helps mitigate the consequences of excessive ultraviolet radiation by reducing the number of skin cells that indicate sun-induced injury. Additionally‚ it helps inhibit pro-inflammatory cells that cause redness and itching‚ blocks protein-destroying skin enzymes that decrease skin elasticity‚ and preserves the skin’s antioxidant status.

    This product has been upgraded to contain Red Orange Complex‚ a standardized extract that is obtained from three red orange varieties—Citrus sinensis var. Moro‚ Tarocco‚ and Sanguinello.

    The main active phenolic compounds include anthocyanins‚ flavanones and hydroxycinnamic acids (as well as ascorbic acid)‚ which work together to support the body’s natural photoprotection against ultraviolet radiation. They do so by helping to balance the body’s normal inflammation response‚ free-radical defense mechanism‚ and healthy apoptotic (cell death) activity.

    In a controlled human trial‚ 15 days of oral supplementation with Red Orange Complex was demonstrated to measurably support natural skin defenses against ultraviolet radiation.

    FernBlock® is designed to complement topical sunscreens for intense sun exposure. Topical sunscreens are effective if properly and regularly applied‚ especially for long periods of sun exposure. FernBlock® supplements topical sunscreens by protecting the entire skin surface and has an obvious advantage since it cannot be removed by perspiring or bathing.

    These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.

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Serving Size 1 vegetarian capsule
Servings Per Container 30

Amount Per Serving % Daily Value

Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid from Red Orange Complex) 5.5 mg 8%
FernBlock® Polypodium leucotomos extract (leaf) 240 mg **
Red Orange Complex 100 mg **
Sicilian red oranges (Citrus sinensis var. Moro‚ Sanguinello‚ Tarocco) extract (fruit and peel)

**Daily Value not established.

Other ingredients: corn starch‚ microcrystalline cellulose‚ vegetable cellulose (capsule)‚ maltodextrin‚ vegetable stearate‚ silica.

Take one capsule in the morning‚ with or without food‚ 30 minutes prior to sun exposure‚ or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.

Take an additional capsule in the afternoon if exposed to sunlight.

Use topical sunscreens whenever exposed to sunlight. This product is not a sunscreen.


Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged. When using nutritional supplements‚ please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.

  • Made in the USA
  • Vegetarian Capsules

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