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Swanson Superior Herbs

Bamboo Extract

Item: SWH190

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300 mg 60 Veg Caps

Veg Caps Size: OO, Pill Size Guide

  • Even more silica than horsetail grass



  • Standardized to 70% organic silica



  • Supports hair, skin and nail health


You probably already know horsetail grass is a great source of natural silica, but it's nothing compared to bamboo. While horsetail is about 7% silica by weight, bamboo boasts an average 70% all-natural silica concentration! The average healthy adult maintains approximately 20 grams of silica within the body, but that level tends to drop with age due to reduced assimilation and other factors. Supplementing with quality all-natural silica like our Bamboo Extract is a great way to ensure healthy intake and nourish the vital tissues that depend on this essential nutrient.

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Product Description:

Bamboo Extract

"My hair and nails are growing so fast and looks healthier too!" ~product review by Savanah29

  • Even more silica than horsetail grass



  • Standardized to 70% organic silica



  • Supports hair, skin and nail health


You probably already know horsetail grass is a great source of natural silica, but it's nothing compared to bamboo. While horsetail is about 7% silica by weight, bamboo boasts an average 70% all-natural silica concentration! The average healthy adult maintains approximately 20 grams of silica within the body, but that level tends to drop with age due to reduced assimilation and other factors. Supplementing with quality all-natural silica like our Bamboo Extract is a great way to ensure healthy intake and nourish the vital tissues that depend on this essential nutrient.

Product Label:

Bamboo Extract

Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 Veggie Capsule

  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Bamboo Extract(Bambusa vulgaris) (stems) (standardized to 70% silica) 300 mg *

*Daily Value not established.

Other ingredients: Rice flour, hypromellose (vegetable capsule), magnesium silicate.

Suggested use: As a dietary supplement, take one veggie capsule per day with water.

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Bamboo Extract

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Swanson Superior Herbs Bamboo Extract Reviews

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rated 4.9 out of 5 by 61 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Swanson's Bamboo Extract Bamboo is a great source of silica. Good for skin and hair! August 26, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Bamboo Extract Delivers I have been taking Bamboo extract for about a month now and I can already tell a difference in my hair growth. Before it was not growing at all and my hair was falling out. Now it has grown quite a bit as I took before and after photos and of course I also take Biotin that I get from Swanson's so that helps too. Proper care and nutrition and supplementation go hand in hand with products that are specifically for the hair, skin and nails. June 23, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Bulk powder bamboo Must get it in bulk in powder form May 28, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Big difference. I purchased this because my nails are thin , they split and it was frustrating. Read other reviews and felt good about the amount of silica. Was surprised that bamboo extract was actually available. Ok about my nails, they are stronger, longer, and more resilient. My hair also feels stronger and thicker. I've been using for about 8 wks. and will stay on it cause the price is right . Oh yes and what it's doing for hair and nails. April 23, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Healthier, brighter skin I do notice an improvement in the quality and youthfulness of my skin when I take this product regularly. I don't take it often, but when I do I have to take it regularly to notice the effect. I took it when I was dating. I took it for a while before my wedding. Basically, I take it only when I have reason to care about looking healthier. I think of it as kind of a fun supplement. And it's very inexpensive. February 1, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Staple product Will continue to buy from this site... October 21, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great supplement I have never been able to grow my nails because they were always very "soft" and would split and peel all the time. A couple of weeks after taking the bamboo extract, I noticed that my nails were much stronger and had actually grown longer than they ever had. Haven't noticed any effect on my hair or skin yet but I haven't been taking it that long. I will continue to take it just for the benefit i see in my nails. September 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by best value makes my bones feel stronger and my nails grow faster. June 11, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Quality, Effectiveness & Price! Only gave 4 leaves for convenience b/c I have to order it online.. but a small inconvenience compared to overall satiisfication. May 15, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent so far Made the purchase for hair strengthening/growing benefits but too early to tell about those. What I have noticed, my nails are growing super quick and my face has become more even toned in the short time that I have been taking this product. March 27, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Much needed Really good product. I am an african american female, my hair grows well but inwanted a boost. Nails are super long so i know my hair will follow, very light on the stomach, no nausea. I use in conjunction with prenatal pills (bamboo n vitamin in the am) and biotin at night (since it gives me a headache) overall im very happy. March 9, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Excellent Price on Silica This is convenient to take and I believe it helps with my skin and tendons and joints. I appreciate that it has no side effects as far as I can tell. March 6, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by My hair has been growing like crazy since using this product. I'm not sure if it's the MSM or a combination of both or this one, but my hair feels softer and has definitely grown a few inches longer. March 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by My hair and nails are growing so fast and looks healthier too! February 24, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Third order Love me some Bamboo silica. Helps what a middle age woman likes to keep herself looking good. January 26, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by This product is incredible. I have been taking this product for about three years. And I love it. It does wonders for my hair. I will continue taking this product. The price of this product is incredible. December 21, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Greate Been taking this for a few weeks and already notice huge improvement to skin and hair. December 6, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Bamboo Extract It took only a month to notice great improvement in the vitality of my hair. November 22, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent! This is the real deal and I take it daily. November 11, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Product! I have been taking this for about 2 months now and my skin, nails, and hair feel amazing! My hair and nails have also been growing like wildfire. I'm extremely happy with the product. October 31, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Healthy nails and hair This is the best product I have ever used for hair and nail growth. I have tried every vitamin and supplement for hair and nail growth and nothing has compared to this. I have even purchased the very expensive celebrity endorsed supplement. I used that product for a year and noticed minimal difference. I have used the bamboo supplement for less than 3 months and my nails have never been stronger. My hair is also growing much faster than it ever has. I love this stuff and will continue to use it. October 23, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Stronger nails Since taking your Bamboo Extract, my nails are stronger and I'm not seeing as much hair in my drain after showering. Great product! October 6, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 It works great My nails love this! My nails use to be brittle and bent easily, after using bamboo extract for 2 weeks the results were amazing, my nails are literally as hard as a rock. This is my main stay. I just re-ordered, would not be without it. I also take purvana hair skin and nails. Thanks Swanson. great delivery time too. October 6, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by BEST item for Hair & Nails Bamboo Extract has more silica than other items I've researched and taking this product has helped my 81 year old mother, my sister and myself to grow hair faster. Our nails grow faster and stronger. There's just no downside to taking this product.....it really works. October 5, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by High quality at great price! I was researching for a 'healthy hair' article and came across several papers about the value of bamboo extract. Finding a high quality supplement meeting research specs is not that easy or affordable. I found exactly what I was looking for at a very affordable price. Swanson Vitamins is becoming my 'go to' source for all my supplements. I even signed up for auto delivery, and I rarely do that. I compare supplement nutrition labels, on websites and in stores and Swanson consistently offers high potency supplement products I'm looking for that not a lot of others do. I prefer to buy locally when possible, but I keep coming back for the quality and price. I like the flexibility of auto delivery options - up to 3 months out. Shipping is fast, too. I've never had to return anything, so can't speak to that part of the company. Way to go Swanson Vitamins!! October 4, 2013
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