Lycopene prevents heart disease, hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis), cancer of the prostate, breast, lung, bladder, ovaries, colon, and pancreas. Lycopene is also used for treating human papilloma virus (HPV) infection, which is a major cause of uterine cancer.
How it works
Lycopene acts an antioxidant by fighting free radicals in the body. Due to its antioxidant property, it reduces the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease.
Common side effects
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Indigestion, Vomiting