PerFem Forte™ - References
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Low USA domestic & international
Indication: menopausal syndrome, hormonal imbalance, cardio-vascular and nervous system support, prevention of osteoporosis and cancer of the female reproductive organs.
Actions: normalizes the balance of female hormones, relieves symptoms of menopause, antioxidant defense, prevents aging, promotes healthy nervous and cardiovascular systems, increases endurance and work capacity, has a beneficial impact on appearance.
Ingredients (per 1 packet): Vitamin E (as d-alpha-tocopheryl succinate) - 15 IU, Thiamin (as thiamin mononitrate) - 1 mg, Riboflavin - 1 mg, Niacin (as niacinamide) - 10 mg, Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCl) - 3 mg, Folate - 200 mcg, Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin) - 3 mcg, Selenium (as selenium + GMP™) - 35 mcg, Fermented (aglycone) VDF Isoflavones™ (from organic GMO-Free soybean extract and GMO-Free red clover extract (aerial parts))- 25.5 mg, Black cohosh (Cimicifuga foetida) (12:1) root extract [(8% triterpene glycosides (as 27-deoxyactein)] (equivalent to 150 mg of crude herb) - 12.5 mg.
PerFem Forte™ - References:
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