D-Mannose is a type of sugar that is related to glucose. It is naturally produced in the human body and is found in some fruits. A common dietary supplement used to prevent urinary tract infections (UTI’s), or bladder inflammation known as cystitis.
There is evidence that D-mannose is effective at preventing or treating UTIs. A number of studies suggest that D-mannose helps keep the bacteria responsible for these infections from adhering to the bladder wall and urinary tract.
- Country of origin: China
- Starting material: Birch Bark (Betula platyphlla Suk.)
- Solvent for extraction: Ethanol, Water
- Stored form: Powder