1Above for 25 hrs Flying - x10 Effervescent Tablets
1ABOVE® IS FORMULATED TO HELP YOU FIGHT THE EFFECTS OF AIR TRAVEL
FIGHT JET LAG
One of the key active ingredients in 1Above® is Pycnogenol®, a natural bark extract, and research on Pycnogenol® has shown it to reduce the length of jet lag by 53.8% and severity by an average of 61.5% after 24 hours(1).
The research project involved two studies with 68 travellers in the first group and 65 in the second. In the first study, travellers who took Pycnogenol® supplements reported taking 18.2hrs to recover versus 39.3hrs in the control group who took no Pycngenol®.
1Above® combines Pycnogenol® with 6 electrolytes to combat the dehydration from flight travel, which can exacerbate jet lag, and 67-133% of your daily B vitamin needs. B vitamins are vital to your body's natural ability to produce energy to overcome jet lag and may be missing from a travellers' diet.
Pycnogenol® has over 100 clinical studies. It has been shown to reduce and possibly even eliminate the occurrence of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) during flight. In a double blind placebo study on 198 passengers, those taking Pycnogenol® supplements showed no thrombosis events as opposed to 5 reported cases in the control group (2). In this study each group received 200mg of Pycnogenol® 2-3hrs before flight with 250mL of water, 200mg 6hrs in to the flight and 100mg the next day.
In a similar study conducted by Cesarone et al (3) those receiving Pycnogenol® had reduced ankle swelling versus those in a control group, swelling reducing an average of 45%. Pycnogenol® has been shown to promote the production of nitric oxide. Nitric oxide helps to keep blood vessels open and relaxed.
Hydration is also essential to normal circulation function, and critical when in a flying environment at 30,000 - 40,000ft, which is drier than the Sahara, so 1Above® combines the benefits of Pycnogenol® with 6 essential electrolytes to get you hydrated fast. For best results we recommend 200mL per hour of travel and for even better results 1L 2-3 days either side of travel.
SUPPORT NATURAL DEFENCE
A dry environment such as a planes cabin can dry out your body’s natural mucus defence system in your ears, eyes, nose, and throat. Combined with close proximity to other travellers research has indicated you are more than 5 times as likley to catch flu or other illness on a plane (4). For these reasons it is vital to stay hydrated in flight, and 1Above® contains 6 essential electrolytes to help you hydrate fast.
Pycnogenol® has also been shown to reduce the average length of the common cold and reduce flu like symptoms by 1.7 days or 20% (5). 1Above® combines Pycnogenol®, vitamin C, B vitamins and essential electrolytes to help you combat the impact of any flu and sure up your natural defences against it.
(1.) Belcaro G et al (2008). Jet lag prevention with Pycnogenol. Preliminary report: evaluation in health individualised hypertensive patients. Minerva Cardioangiol: 56 (5 Suppl):3-9
(2.) Belcaro G et al (2004). Pycnogenol® prevents thrombosis and thrombophlebitis in long-haul flights. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 10(4): 289-294
(3.) Cesarone M R et al (2005). Pycnogenol® is effective against swelling of ankles during long flights based on the subjective and objective data in a double-blind, placebo controlled study. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 11 (3): 289-294
(4) Hocking & Foster (2004). Common cold transmission in commercial aircraft: Industry and passenger. Journal of Environmental Health Research. Vol 3. Issue 1.
(5) Belcar G (2013). Pycnogenol supplementation speeds-up recovery from a common cold, and even more efficiently in combination with vitamin C and zinv. Otorinolaringol 63: 151-161, 2013