5 of the Best Herbs to Help Improve Liver Health

5. Burdock root may help improve the health of the liver

Burdock root is commonly used by herbalists as a blood purifier. Research has discovered that the active ingredients in burdock root can remove toxins from the blood. As well as being a blood purifier, burdock root cleanses the liver and supports liver health by stimulating bile production and flushing out toxins in the liver.

For centuries, burdock root has been made use of for detoxifying the liver. An animal study found that burdock can help reverse damage to the liver as a result of excessive consumption of alcohol. The hepatoprotective mechanism of burdock could be attributed to its antioxidant activity, which reduces oxidative stress of the hepatocytes.1✅ JOURNAL REFERENCE
DOI: 10.1007/BF02256533

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