Vitacost Liver Detox*
What is Liver Detox*?
Liver Detox† is a unique, proprietary blend of herbs that have been well-researched for their hepatoprotective properties.* Included are the following:
Oregon grape root: A perennial plant with purple berries native to the west coast of North America. Roots and bark were originally used by Native Americans to support skin and digestive health.* Contains the active constituent berberine.
Milk thistle: Introduced to North America by European colonists; now established in the eastern U.S. and California. Used for health purposes since ancient times. The active ingredient is silymarin, a mixture of flavonolignans, silydianin, silychristine and silybin.
Yellow dock root: A 4''-tall perennial herb indigenous to Europe and parts of Africa that now grows worldwide. For centuries, herbal practitioners have used the roots of the various genus of dock as a therapy for blood and liver health and to encourage bowel movements.*
Burdock root: Burdock has been consumed as a vegetable and beverage in Taiwan and Japan for decades. Traditionally used in folk medicine as a diuretic and liver aid.*
Red root: Also known as Ceanothus; widespread in North America. Emits a notable wintergreen scent and grows roots bearing nitrogen-fixing fungi. Has a history of use for challenges affecting the lymphatic system, as documented in several herbal books.*
What are the key benefits of Vitacost® Liver Detox*?
- Herbal compounds have demonstrated powerful antioxidant action.*
- Supports normal pathways of detoxification in the liver.*
- Maintains healthy glutathione levels.* Glutathione is naturally produced by the body and its powerful antioxidant properties help protect cells from free radical damage.*
- Promotes broad-spectrum immune health and GI activity