What Is It?
LVR Formula is a broad-spectrum, synergistic combination of concentrated herbal extracts that nutritionally support liver function.*
• Milk thistle extract, protecting the liver from free radical damage, increasing glutathione concentrations, promoting the regeneration of hepatic cells and supporting superoxide dismutase activity.*
• Artichoke extract, maintaining healthy bile metabolism, antioxidant activity, blood flow in the liver, and detoxification.*
• Curcuma longa, or turmeric, providing antioxidant support and protecting the liver from the effects of chemical compounds.*
• Chelidonium majus extract, or Greater celandine, a botanical traditionally utilized in Europe for liver and gall bladder support properties.*
• Berberis vulgaris extract, or barberry, with important antioxidant and immune support roles.*
Uses For LVR Formula
The ingredients in LVR Formula combine to protect the liver against glutathione depletion and lipid peroxidation, increase bile flow, support antioxidant defenses and detoxification mechanisms, and stimulate protein
synthesis for maintaining healthy liver cells.*
What Is The Source?
This product contains milk thistle (Silybum marianum) extract (standardized to contain 80% silymarin); aritchoke (Cynara scolymus) extract (standardized to contain 3% caffeylquinic acids); turmeric (Curcuma longa) extract (standardized to contain 97% curcuminoids); greater celandine (Chelidonium majus) extract (4:1); barberry (Berberis vulgaris) extract (6:1). Vitamin C (ascorbyl palmitate) in this formula is derived from corn dextrose fermentation.
Pure Encapsulations recommends 2–3 capsules per day, in divided doses, between meals.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?
Not to be used during pregnancy or lactation. Turmeric and artichoke are not recommended for individuals with gallstones or obstruction of bile passages. Individuals sensitive to artichokes and members of the daisy family should avoid this product. Mild stomach upset has been reported with the use of some of these ingredients.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
Barberry should not be taken at the same time as tetracycline antibiotics, as it may compromise the absorption of these drugs.