detoxicant


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detoxicant

(dē-tŏk′sĭ-kĭnt) [″ + ″]
Any agent, e.g., activated charcoal, that removes toxins from the body.
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Ficus septica (Moraceae) is a subtropical tree, which occurs widely in low-altitude forests of Taiwan, and this species has been known for its detoxicant, purgative, and emetic effects.
Proponents say kombucha acts as a detoxicant and can improve digestion, enabling the body to conserve energy that would otherwise be used to eliminate waste and toxins.
According to "The Merck Index" (14th edition) it is also used as detoxicant.
Echinacea species is considered the most effective detoxicant in Western medicine for the circulatory, lymphatic, and respiratory systems.
Endo also said members that conducted the attack each took a detoxicant and burned the clothes they wore at thetime of the assault.
Used as an antiseptic, laxative, and overall detoxicant, goldenseal's wholesale value has increased 600 percent in the last five years.
A sense of humor -- or better, a sense of history -- is the best detoxicant for this, I think.
Ascorbic acid is a powerful detoxicant which neutralizes many
It has been observed to have latent-heat-clearing, anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory and detoxicant actions (Kim et al.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), it is used against pain, as an antitussive (for bronchitis and whooping cough), anti-inflammatory, and detoxicant.
It is commonly used as an expectorant, detoxicant, reduce fever, arrest coughing, alleviating spasmodic pain, and potentiate the effect of various other herbs (Chinese Pharmacopoeia Commission 2005; Bo et al.
Moreover during oxidative stress well-known detoxicant and eliminator of xenobiotics, GSH is thought to be increased, due to the capacity of cells to rapidly up regulate GSH synthesis (Yonamine et al.