Mighty Seed GUARDS Your Liver
Your liver is one of the most vital organs in your body.
Its job duties range from removing toxins to regulating your blood sugar and arming your body against infections.
And if you’re suffering from fatigue, pain in your upper abdomen, dark urine, or yellowing skin, chances are your liver is in trouble.
But before you go popping some drugs that are loaded with all kinds of DANGEROUS side effects…
You should know there’s a natural, safer way to give this organ a little TLC.
Lipopolysaccharide (LPS) is a molecule that plays a role in triggering the release of pro-inflammatory molecules. And this means it leads the charge when it comes to accelerating liver inflammation.
So finding a way to target LPS is crucial to protecting your liver.
Well, in a recent study published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine, researchers examined the anti-inflammatory effects of lotus seedpod extract (LSE) on liver inflammation.
Lotus plants are also known as the water lily. They’re native to Southeast Asia and their flowers and edible seeds.
These lotus seeds are rich in nutrients (like zinc, B4, fiber, magnesium and more) and have a wide range of other health benefits like lowering blood sugar, preventing gum disease, promoting sleep and regulating blood pressure.
What’s more? When these researchers looked at LSE’s effect on LPS-induced hepatic inflamed mice, they found it significantly reduced liver inflammation.
It also lessened certain biochemical markers of liver damage and stopped other processes (like changes in “hepatic lobular architecture,” the structure of your liver tissues) that can be harmful to your liver.
Ultimately they concluded that LSE is an anti-inflammatory agent that can TREAT liver inflammation.
You can reap the benefits of this by snacking on some dried lotus seeds. You can also soak them in water overnight and add them to soups or other dishes.
Lotus seeds are most commonly found in Asian markets, but you can also purchase them on Amazon Grocery.