Miracle On the Vine? Now Magazine, November 23-29, 2006
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Grapeseed touted as cure-all for skin and migraines.

By Elizabeth Bromstein 

What the expert says… “Grape seed oil is supposed to have antioxidant for damaged skin. It’s probably not very effective, but better than nothing at all in cosmetics. There’s no one who regulates how much goes into products. We don’t know how strong it needs to be to be effective. There have been no randomized double-blind placebo controlled trials. It’s not used in dermatology as a treatment. If you’re making a cosmetic and you want to add in an antioxidant, grape seed oil’s not a bad one to use. It’s not the strongest one. You’d want to look for vitamin C first.”

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