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What Is It?                                                                      What Is The Source?
Liver-G.I. Detox promotes hepatic and gastrointestinal                           Alpha lipoic acid, n-acetyl-l-cysteine, taurine and l-methionine
detoxification by providing nutrients and botanical                              are synthetically derived. Turmeric extract is derived from
extracts that enhance toxin elimination, digestion,                              the root of Curcuma longa and standardized to contain
intestinal motility, gut integrity and cell function.*                           97% curcuminoids. Milk thistle extract is derived from the
                                                                                 fruit of Silybum marianum and standardized to contain
Uses For Liver-G.I. Detox                                                        80% silymarin. Broccoli sprout concentrate is a 20:1 extract
Liver Detoxification: N-acetyl-l-cysteine and alpha lipoic                       derived from Brassica oleracea italica and standardized to
acid are antioxidants that boost tissue glutathione levels                       contain a minimum of 400 mcg sulforaphane. Artichoke
and also play a role in binding heavy metals. The combined                       extract is derived from the leaves of Cynara scolymus l.
actions of curcumin and silymarin include enhancing                              and is standardized to contain 5% cynarin. l-glutamine is
phase II detoxification enzymes, supporting glutathione                          derived from fermentation. Vitamin C (ascorbyl palmitate)
synthesis and promoting gastric, colon and liver cell                            is derived from corn dextrose fermentation and palm oil.
functions. Sulforaphane, from broccoli sprout concentrate,
is considered one of the most powerful inducers of phase                         Recommendations
II enzyme activity. Artichoke extract supports hepatic                           Pure Encapsulations recommends 2 capsules per day,
cell function and blood flow in the liver. The amino acids                       with meals.
glycine, taurine and methionine support several detoxification
pathways in the liver to neutralize toxins.*                                     Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or
Gastrointestinal Support: Glutamine helps to maintain                            Precautions?
healthy intestinal integrity, ensuring proper nutrient                           If pregnant or lactating, consult your physician before
utilization while limiting the amount of toxins that                             taking this product. Some ingredients may cause
pass through the intestinal barrier. Sulforaphane has                            gastrointestinal discomfort in certain individuals,
demonstrated a role in maintaining healthy colon cell                            including cramping, flatus, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
function. Artichoke extract aids the digestive process                           or dyspepsia. In rare cases, alpha lipoic acid may cause
by promoting healthy bile flow and intestinal motility,                          skin rash in sensitive individuals. Rare side effects of
optimizing nutrient utilization while reducing toxin                             n-acetyl-l-cysteine and milk thistle include headache,
exposure in the gut. Chlorella, the most studied “green                          dry mouth, itching and dizziness. Milk thistle and
food”, is traditionally celebrated for its digestive, cleansing                  artichoke should be avoided by individuals with allergies
and blood purifying properties. Furthermore, its nutrient                        to members of the aster (Compositea/Asteraceae) family,
rich matrix includes vitamins, minerals, protein,                                daisies, artichoke, kiwi or thistle. Artichoke and curcumin
carotenoids, and flavone compounds.*                                             should be used with caution in patients with bile duct
                                                                                 obstruction.


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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

For educational purposes only. Consult your physician for any health problems.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?                      Liver -G.I. Detox

Some studies have reported that milk thistle, curcumin           two vegetable capsules contain                    v 00
and broccoli sprout extract can affect the way that the liver    alpha lipoic acid (thioctic acid) ..................................................... 100       mg.
                                                                 n-acetyl-l-cysteine (free-form) ....................................................... 100       mg.
breaks down medications metabolized by the cytochrome
                                                                 turmeric (Curcuma longa) extract ................................................ 100             mg.
P450 system, altering the effects of these medications and         (standardized to contain 97% curcuminoids)..................... 97 mg.
possibly the dose needed for treatment. Curcumin, broccoli       milk thistle (Silybum marianum) extract (fruit) ............................. 125                 mg.
sprout extract and chlorella may react with blood thinning         (standardized to contain 80% silymarin) ......................... 100 mg.
                                                                 broccoli (Brassica oleracea italica) sprout concentrate ................. 100                     mg.
medications. Consult your physician for more information.        (20:1) (whole plant)
                                                                   (standardized to contain a minimum of 400 mcg sulforaphane)
                                                                 artichoke (Cynara scolymus L.) extract (leaf) ................................ 125                mg.
                                                                   (standardized to contain 5% cynarin)
                                                                 taurine (free-form) ....................................................................... 250   mg.
                                                                 glycine (free-form) ....................................................................... 250   mg.
                                                                 l-glutamine (free-form) ................................................................. 250     mg.
                                                                 l-methionine (free-form) ............................................................... 100      mg.
                                                                 Chlorella pyrenoidosa (cracked cell wall) ...................................... 200              mg.
                                                                 vitamin C (as ascorbyl palmitate) ................................................... 20          mg.
                                                                 2 capsules per day, with meals.

				
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