FAQ

Find here answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions about Pomi-T®.

Product Characteristics

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    What is Pomi-T®?

    Pomi-T® is a food supplement containing a balanced mix of green tea extract, pomegranate, broccoli, and turmeric.

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    What defines the manufacturing quality in the production of Pomi-T®?

    Pomi-T® is manufactured according to validated manufacturing processes and at a quality level compliant with the international standards.

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    Why were these four ingredients chosen and combined?

    By combining foods from different categories (fruit, vegetable, spice, and leaves) Pomi-T® provides a broad range of polyphenols, each with their unique properties.

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    Does Pomi-T® contain any additives or preservatives?

    Pomi-T® does not contain neither additives nor preservatives.

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    How do you ensure that the ingredients are free from contaminants?

    Even if all the ingredients are fully certified by our suppliers, we (on our own initiative) re-analyse all batches in order to ensure that commonly-used pesticides, heavy metals and aflatoxins are absent or significantly below the permitted levels.

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    I am a vegetarian, can I take Pomi-T®?

    Pomi-T® only contains ingredients of plant and vegetable sources. This includes its capsule shell.

Suggested Use

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    Can Pomi-T® capsules be opened and poured into food and drinks for consumption?

    The moment a capsule is manipulated, there is an increased chance of contamination that will increase with the time of exposure. Therefore, we will not be able to ensure the same degree of quality and purity. We recommend consuming Pomi-T® as soon as the capsule has been dispensed from the bottle.

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    What is the recommended daily intake?

    Pomi-T® is not a drug; therefore, there are no specific dosage indications. The product is designed to be taken as part of a healthy and balanced diet. The recommended daily intake is one capsule twice a day.

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    How long should Pomi-T® be taken for?

    Pomi-T® is a convenient way to ensure a stable intake of polyphenols, which can be difficult to achieve. The best way to use Pomi-T® is  as part of a healthy and balanced diet.

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    Does Pomi-T® need to be taken together with food?

    The capsules can be taken with or without food. However, for those with a sensitive stomach, it is recommended to take them after a meal.

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    Can I take Pomi-T® if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

    If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your healthcare practitioner before using Pomi-T®.

Side effects and other possible interactions

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    What are the possible side-effects of Pomi-T®?

    No side-effects have been reported to date. Pomi-T® should not be taken in the event of any known interaction (or allergies) with its ingredients.

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    Can food supplements be taken together with medicinal products?

    The main ingredients contained in Pomi-T® are: broccoli, turmeric, pomegranate, and green tea. Unless your doctor has advised you to avoid any particular types of food when taking your medicines, it is unlikely that you will need to take any special precautions.

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    Does Pomi-T® interact with other drugs?

    Food can influence drug metabolism. Similarly to fruit juices, pomegranate and green tea have a potential interaction with some drugs. Inform your healthcare practitioner if you are taking Pomi-T®.

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    Can I take Pomi-T® during chemotherapy?

    Ask your doctor about any possible interaction with chemotherapy agents.

Storage

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    Where should I store Pomi-T®?

    Pomi-T® should be stored in a cool and dry place away from light. Storage in the refrigerator is acceptable.

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    How long is Pomi-T® storable for?

    The expiration date of Pomi-T® is printed on the bottom of each box, together with a batch number, in order to guarantee product stability and identification.

General information & facts

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    Why was Pomi-T® developed?

    Pomi-T® was designed by a panel of doctors, scientists, and nutritionists. The experts focused on how the polyphenols, naturally occurring in the four chosen ingredients, could work together to have synergistic benefits on the human body. This hypothesis was positively verified in a national (UK) randomized-controlled trial.

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    What are antioxidants?

    An antioxidant is a molecule that inhibits the oxidation of other molecules. Oxidation is a chemical reaction that can produce free radicals, leading to chain reactions that may damage cells.

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    What other lifestyle factors should I consider whilst taking Pomi-T®?

    Taking Pomi-T® is only one part of a healthy lifestyle programme. Exercising regularly, planning for good nutrition, and adequate weight management are simple lifestyle choices that may help improve quality of life.

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    How long will it take for me to feel the effects of Pomi-T®?

    Just as the effects of a healthy diet are long-term and are seen over a lifetime, it is difficult to say when you could feel an observable effect from supplements. However, we do know that it is always important to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle, in order to improve your quality of life.

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    Where can I find more information about healthy living?

    To read more about exercise, nutrition and learn about how to maintain a healthy weight you can visit our dedicated website at www.helsinn-integrative.com.