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SLIM-RITE 90 Tablets

Alfalfa- Alfalfa has been used for thousands of years in many parts of the world, as a source of food for people and livestock and as a medicinal herb. It is probably more useful as a source of easily accessible nutrients than as a medicinal herb. Alfalfa is an excellent source of most vitamins, including vitamins A, D, E, and K. Vitamin K is critical in blood clotting, so alfalfa may have some use in improving clotting. It also contains trace minerals such as calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorous, and potassium. Alfalfa is also higher in protein than many other plant foods. This abundance of nutrients has made alfalfa a popular tonic for convalescents when brewed into tea. In addition to using the seeds and leaves as food, alfalfa has a long history of folk use in Europe as a diuretic or "water pill." It is also said that alfalfa can lower cholesterol. Alfalfa is used as to treat arthritis, diabetes, digestive problems, weight loss, ulcers, kidney and bladder problems, prostate conditions, asthma, and hay fever. Alfalfa is also said to be estrogenic (estrogen-like).. Scientific evidence exists that alfalfa increases urine output, effectively treats diabetes, aids kidney or bladder disorders, improves arthritis, reduces ulcers, or treats respiratory problems. Similarly, there is scientific evidence that alfalfa promotes weight loss. Cascara- Cascara is obtained from the dried bark of Rhamnus purshianus (Rhamnaceae), both a medicinal and poisonous plant. It is found in Europe, western Asia, and in North America from northern Idaho to the Pacific coast in mountainous areas. In Spanish, cascara sagrada means "sacred bark," perhaps because this woody shrub has provided relief for several constipated individuals. Cascara has been used as a tree bark laxative by Native American tribes and Spanish and Mexican priests since the 1800s. Cascara possesses purgative, toxic, therapeutic, and tonic activity. It is most commonly used as an anthraquinone stimulant laxative for bowel cleansing. Stimulant and cathartic laxatives are the most commonly abused laxatives and have the potential for causing long-term damage. Birch Extract- Birch leaves are an effective remedy for cystitis and urinary infections, and are a diuretic, cleansing the system making it of use in the treatment of gout, rheumatism and arthitus. The bark is used externally for relief of muscle pain and is used by placing the internal part of the bark against the skin. Birch leaves are effective in lowering blood pressure Taurine-Taurine is needed by the brain, heart, central nervous system and skeletal muscles. Recent research indicates taurine’s role as an important nerve and muscle interaction regulator. Taurine improves the utilization of sugar and 13 ( 3 )

However.10 lowering blood glucose levels. in part.13 and antibacterial14 and anti-HIV activity. According to test tube and animal studies. It also has beneficial effects on eye and heart health. fucoidan is thought to prevent bacteria and viruses from binding to human cells. due.12 possible anticoagulant effects. People living near oceans or seas have a historically low rate of hypothyroidism. such as seafood and seaweeds like bladderwrack.15 Though it has not been definitively proven. Alginic acid is a type of dietary fiber that can be used to help relieve constipation and diarrhea. adult recommended dietary allowance (RDA) of iodine (150 mcg). though human studies have not confirmed this. a necessary step in starting an infection. The amount of iodine in bladderwrack is highly variable. Thus. human studies have not been done on how effective bladderwrack is for either of these conditions. It has also been used to counter obesity. Fucoidan is another type of dietary fiber in bladderwrack that contains numerous sulfur groups.11 anti-inflammatory activity. as opposed to killing the microbes directly. bladderwrack may serve as a supplemental source of iodine. Sagrada. The RDA amount of iodine is believed to be necessary for maintenance of normal thyroid function in adults (infants and children need proportionally less). alginic acid. and fucoidan. Either hypothyroidism or goiter due to insufficient intake of iodine may possibly improve with bladderwrack supplementation.16 17 To date. Active constituents There are three major active constituents in bladderwrack: iodine.. possibly due to its reputation for stimulating the thyroid gland.potentiates the action of insulin. Bladderwrack Extract-Bladderwrack’s mucilaginous thallus has long been used to soothe irritated and inflamed tissues in the body. no human clinical trials have been done with fucoidan or bladderwrack to support their use for any of these conditions. in people with insufficient iodine in their diet. A reasonable portion of bladderwrack may contain the U. and Chicory all possess laxative properties CONTRAINDICATIONS/SIDE EFFECTS 13 ( 3 ) . this appears to give fucoidan several properties. Berberis Root.S. It was also historically used as a bulk-forming laxative. to ingestion of iodine-rich food.4 probably as a result of different amounts of iodine in the water where it grows. such as lowering LDL cholesterol levels.

Iodine can cause or aggravate acne in some people. though there are potential problems with its consumption: acne.It is generally safe. thyroid dysfunction. Not to be taken by Pregnant and lactating women.. 13 ( 3 ) . Not to be taken by individuals allergic to iodine.