Category Archives: Liver

Kasani (Cichorium intybus): More Evidence of Liver Protection

Kasani (Cichorium intybus), also known as chicory, is a perenial heraceous plant that contains a number of important phytochemical groups that show medicianl properties. Theses include sesquiterpene lactones (including lactucin, lactucopicrin, 8-desoxy lactucin, guaianolid glycosides, including chicoroisides B and C … Continue reading

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Kasani (Cichorium intybus) for Liver Protection

Kasani (Cichorium intybus) is a herb that has traditionally been used as a general liver tonic in Ayurvedic medicine. The ability of kasani to protect the liver is well documented. For example in animals studies, extracts of kasani are able … Continue reading

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Kasani (Cichorium intybus): Liver Protective Herb

Kasani (Cichorium intybus) is a common herb also known a chicory, blue daisy, blue dandelion, blue weed, bunk, coffeeweed, horseweed or wild bachelor’s button. Kasani possesses a flower with a stem that can reach 100 cm, and the flower heads … Continue reading

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Himsra: Liver Protective Herb (More Evidence)

Himsra (Capparis sepiaria) is a herb that has been traditionally used in Ayurvedic, Unani and Chinese medicine. Himsra has a number of physiological effects that relate to its antioxidant, antiviral and anti-inflammatory activity. These properties give the herb a beneficial … Continue reading

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Mandur Bhasma: liver Tonic

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Hismra (Capparis Sepiaria)

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Kasani (Chicory): A Traditional Liver Tonic

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Resistant Starch: Metabolic Effects (In Mice)

Resistant starch is a name given to a group of foodstuffs that are classified as dietary fibre but are known to be fermentable in the gut. While previously it was thought that dietary fibres were not digested and absorbed in … Continue reading

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Milk Thistle For Liver Health

Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) is a plant that can be used medicinally for liver health. The benefits of milk thistle for liver health may relate to a number of flavonolignan phytochemicals contained particularly within the seeds of the plant. These … Continue reading

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Fatty Liver Disease: The Role of Toxins

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