Tag Archives: hepaprotective

maitake mushroom

PRIMARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Vitamin D, Potassium, Copper, and Vitamins B1, B2, B3 SECONDARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B5 and Folate NUTRITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS and NOTES Significant source of Vitamin D Good dietary absorption of anti-cancer compounds when eaten in food Adaptogenic … Continue reading

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milk thistle seed

Part used Seed extract Use Most effective as gel-cap extract  in combination with soy lecithin: phosphatylcholine enhances absorption of active component silymarin in GI tract and delivers to tissues (combination called silipide and labelled phytosome) Less effective as tea or … Continue reading

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schisandra berry

Part used Fruit and Seed Use 2tsp in 10 oz water decoct 10 mins, steep 30 mins Benefits Calms shen Hepaprotective – helps regenerate hepatocytes and increases hepatic glutathione Adaptogen with dual effect of nervous system – stimulating to enhance … Continue reading

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green tea

Benefits Polyphenols are over 200 x more powerful than Vit E in anti-oxidant protection Catechins prevent liver damage Dangers Tanins interfere with absorption of herbal and pharmaceutical medications (eg codeine, colchine and ephedrine) Green tea reduces effectiveness of ginseng Adapted … Continue reading

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licourice

Part used Root Use 1/2tsp in 8oz hot water, decoct 15 mins, steep 15 mins Benefits Adaptogen, anti-diuretic, antiviral,  anti-allergenic, anti-bacterial, immune stimulating, antihistamine, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, antitumor, demulcent, expectorant, hepaprotective, estrogen modulating Adrenal: Cortisol raising / sparring and useful for people when … Continue reading

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rooibos

Use Tea Benefits Antiviral, antianxiety, antiallergy Beneficial in treating age-related mental decline, heart disease and other age-related diseases Treats allergies by interfering with histamine Treats insomnia by affecting metabolism of acetylcholine in the brain and preventing excessive firing of neurons … Continue reading

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dandelion leaves

PRIMARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Vitamins C, B2, B6, A, E, K and Choline Minerals Calcium, Copper, Manganese, Iron SECONDARY MICRO NUTRIENTS  Vitamin B3, Folate NUTRITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS and NOTES Toning effect on the body Liver health – bitter leaves (such as dandelion) are … Continue reading

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dandelion root

Part used Root Use Tablet or Tea Benefits Blood purifier that helps liver and kidneys remove toxins principally by stimulating bile production; mild laxative and improves digestion Inulin content promotes friendly bacteria growth in colon, improves blood sugar control Liver … Continue reading

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astralagus

Part used Root Use Simmer 2 tsp dried root in 12 oz water for 1/2 hour and steep 1/2 hour Benefits Immuno-regulatory  – calming and stimulating effects on immune system Enhances immune system and prevents viral, bacterial infection Enhances resistance … Continue reading

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