BioLivX™

BioLivX™

Liver Support Formula

90 Vegetarian Capsules ( SKU: 9224, NPN: 80049992 )

Benefits

  • Specific blend of nutrients and traditional herbs designed to promote healthy liver tissue
  • Contains sodium glucuronate, a key nutritional substance used by the liver to bind toxins
  • Intense liver support
  • Promotes healthy detoxification of liver toxins and hormone excess
  • Antioxidant protection neutralizing free radical damage
  • Reduces oxidative stress and its effects on the body
  • Suitable for vegetarians/vegans

Feature Summary

BioLivX contains a variety of nutrients and herbs with proven benefits for protecting and enhancing hepatic function, as well as supporting detoxification pathways. Sodium glucuronate supports the phase II pathway of detoxification by providing the precursor for glucuronidation. Conjugation of glucuronic acid with a wide variety of functional groups, including hydroxyls, phenols and carboxyls, is mediated in the liver as well as the intestine.

Licorice has been shown to have hepatoprotective effects, including protection against toxins such as carbon tetra-chloride, as well as from free fatty acid excess which accompanies nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Alpha-lipoic acid is a water- and fat-soluble antioxidant, involved in hepatoprotection and cell damage prevention. It has the ability to alter the redox status of cells and interact with thiols, increasing hepatic glutathione content.

Silybin is the most active flavonolignan isomer of silymarin, acting through a number of pathways, including antioxidative, antilipid peroxidative, antifibrotic, anti-inflammatory and liver regenerating mechanisms. It also enhances glucuronidation and protects against glutathione depletion. Schizandra, curcumin, and Panax ginseng are also hepatoprotective, support detoxification pathways and enhance liver function.

Medicinal Ingredients

Serving Size: 2 Vegetarian Capsules
Servings per Container: 45

Each Capsule Contains:
D-Glucuronic Acid (from 200 mg Sodium Glucuronate).....180 mg
Licorice Extract (Glycyrrhiza glabra) (root)..............................80 mg
Glycyrrhizin (12%)......................................................................9.5 mg
Alpha-Lipoic Acid.........................................................................50 mg
Silybin Phytosome®.....................................................................50 mg
Silybin (Silybum marianum) (fruit) Bound to
Phosphatidylcholine (Soy Lecithin) (Glycine max) (bean)
Schisandra Extract (Schisandra chinensis) (fruit) .................50 mg
Schisandrins (2%).............................................................................1 mg
Turmeric Extract (Curcuma longa) (rhizome)............................25 mg
(Standardized to 95% Curcuminoids)
(Providing 24 mg Curcumin, Demethoxycurcumin,
and Bisdemethoxycurcumin)
Panax Ginseng Phytosome® ......................................................25 mg
Panax Ginseng (root) Bound to Phosphatidylcholine
(Soy Lecithin) (Glycine max) (bean)

Non-Medicinal Ingredients

Microcrystalline cellulose, vegetarian capsule (carbohydrate gum [cellulose], purified water, silica), silica, vegetable grade magnesium stearate (lubricant).

Allergens:

Contains no artificial colours, preservatives, or sweeteners; no dairy, starch, sugar, wheat, gluten, yeast, corn, egg, fish, shellfish, animal products, tree nuts, or GMOs. Suitable for vegetarians/vegans. Sealed for your protection. Do not use if seal is broken. For freshness, store in a cool, dry place.

Contraindications

Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have diabetes, gallstones or a bile duct obstruction, stomach ulcers or excess stomach acid, a liver disorder, or if you are taking blood thinners or digoxin, or antidepressant medications. Some people may experience insomnia, anxiety, or headaches, in which case discontinue use. Do not use if you are taking thiazide diuretics, cardiac glycosides, corticosteroids, stimulant laxatives or other medications which may aggravate electrolyte imbalance, if you have hypokalemia, high blood pressure, or a kidney or cardiovascular
disorder, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. Keep out of reach of children.

Drug Interactions

Licorice may be contraindicated with the use of potassium depleting diuretics as well as digoxin, due to the potential for hypokalemia. Licorice also slows the metabolic breakdown of steroid hormones, and dosing may need to be monitored closely if taken concomitantly. Alpha-lipoic acid may have a hypoglycemic effect, and may need close monitoring in individuals taking antidiabetic therapy. Because Schisandra induces P450 2C9 activity, medications metabolized by this enzyme, such as warfarin, need close monitoring. Curcumin may also increase bleeding risks if taking anticoagulant medications. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are taking antiplatelet medication, blood thinners or medications that may affect blood sugar levels. Do not use if you are taking thiazide diuretics, cardiac glycosides, corticosteroids, stimulant laxatives or other medications that may aggravate electrolyte imbalance.

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