Microplex VM Scientific - dōTERRA - Essential Oils


Microplex VM Scientific - dōTERRA - Essential Oils

A Compendium of Scientific References

Supporting the Efficacy of Micronutrient

Supplementation with Ingredients Used

in the Formulation of Microplex VM

Micronutrient Complex

The following is a compendium of scientific references supporting the health and

wellness benefits associated with the consumption of the botanical ingredients and

essential dietary nutrients used in the formulation of dōTERRA’s Microplex VM

Micronutrient Complex. Microplex VM is part of dōTERRA’s Lifelong Wellness Pack and

is formulated to be used daily by adults as part of a foundational dietary supplement

program. Regular use of Microplex VM, along with eating a healthy diet, exercising

regularly, managing stress and getting enough rest, and managing exposure to harmful

environmental stressors will increase the likelihood of a lifetime full of vitality and

wellness and decrease the likelihood of the premature onset of some conditions

associated with aging.* Microplex VM Micronutrient Complex is not formulated or

intended as treatment or cure for disease. Persons with known medical conditions and

pregnant or lactating women should consult a physician before starting any dietary

supplement program.

Health Benefit Claims of Microplex VM Micronutrient Complex :

Provides support to antioxidant defense network*

Provides important factors of cellular energy and metabolism *

Supports a healthy immune system*

Supports a healthy response to stress*

Supports cardiovascular health*

Provides important bone nutrients*

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.

This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease.

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Scientific References

1. Catov, J.M., et al., Association of periconceptional multivitamin use with reduced risk of

preeclampsia among normal-weight women in the Danish National Birth Cohort. Am J

Epidemiol, 2009. 169(11): p. 1304-11.

2. Grieger, J.A., et al., Multivitamin supplementation improves nutritional status and bone

quality in aged care residents. Eur J Clin Nutr, 2009. 63(4): p. 558-65.

3. Wang, C., et al., Effects of supplementation with multivitamin and mineral on blood pressure

and C-reactive protein in obese Chinese women with increased cardiovascular disease risk.

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr, 2009. 18(1): p. 121-30.

4. Xu, Q., et al., Multivitamin use and telomere length in women. Am J Clin Nutr, 2009. 89(6):

p. 1857-63.

5. Major, G.C., et al., Multivitamin and dietary supplements, body weight and appetite: results

from a cross-sectional and a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled study. Br J Nutr,

2008. 99(5): p. 1157-67.

6. Goh, Y.I., et al., Prenatal multivitamin supplementation and rates of pediatric cancers: a

meta-analysis. Clin Pharmacol Ther, 2007. 81(5): p. 685-91.

7. Machefer, G., et al., Multivitamin-mineral supplementation prevents lipid peroxidation during

"the Marathon des Sables". J Am Coll Nutr, 2007. 26(2): p. 111-20.

8. Ribeiro, M.L., et al., Effects of multivitamin supplementation on DNA damage in lymphocytes

from elderly volunteers. Mech Ageing Dev, 2007. 128(10): p. 577-80.

9. Goh, Y.I., et al., Prenatal multivitamin supplementation and rates of congenital anomalies: a

meta-analysis. J Obstet Gynaecol Can, 2006. 28(8): p. 680-9.

10. Barringer, T.A., et al., Effect of a multivitamin and mineral supplement on infection and

quality of life. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Ann Intern Med, 2003.

138(5): p. 365-71.

11. Earnest, C.P., K.A. Wood, and T.S. Church, Complex multivitamin supplementation

improves homocysteine and resistance to LDL-C oxidation. J Am Coll Nutr, 2003. 22(5): p.


12. Carroll, D., et al., The effects of an oral multivitamin combination with calcium, magnesium,

and zinc on psychological well-being in healthy young male volunteers: a double-blind

placebo-controlled trial. Psychopharmacology (Berl), 2000. 150(2): p. 220-5.

13. McKay, D.L., et al., The effects of a multivitamin/mineral supplement on micronutrient status,

antioxidant capacity and cytokine production in healthy older adults consuming a fortified

diet. J Am Coll Nutr, 2000. 19(5): p. 613-21.

14. Schlebusch, L., et al., A double-blind, placebo-controlled, double-centre study of the effects

of an oral multivitamin-mineral combination on stress. S Afr Med J, 2000. 90(12): p. 1216-


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Microplex VM Micronutrient Complex Labeling

Directions: Adults, take 4 capsules per

day with food.

Caution: Keep out of reach of children.

Pregnant or lactating women and

people with known medical conditions

should consult a physician before using.

Do not use if safety seal is broken.

Store in a cool, dry place.

Note: The products in dōTERRA’s Lifelong Wellness Pack including Alpha CRS, EO Mega, and

Microplex VM contain no wheat or milk. Additionally, no nuts are used in the manufacturer of

these products. However, these products are produced in a facility that uses nut fruits.

Manufactured in the U.S.A. exclusively for dōTERRA Int., LLC, 370 West Center Street, Orem,

UT 84057, www.doterra.com. For customer support, call 801-615-7200.

© 2009 dōTERRA International, LLC 3

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