Extracts from pumpkin seed and soy germ show bladder support potential
The market for urinary health remedies for adults is fast growing. Among the latest is a combination of extracts from pumpkin seed and soy germ, noted with the ability to reduce the sense of urgency in women with overactive bladders. Urgency is one of the biggest inconvenience conditions, in practice, for people suffering from overactive bladder. In a research led by Bongseok Shim from Korea, 120 women aged between 35 and 70 and suffering from overactive bladder related voiding dysfunction were assigned to receive Frutarom’s Go-less or placebo for 2 weeks. Results were published in the Journal of Functional Foods.