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Cardamom oil | Liver protector & life extender?
The day before yesterday we reported on a human study from Iran in which supplementation with karadamom oil in people with fatty liver improved the glucose and cholesterol balance, and also increased the irisin level. Very nice, but what did cardamom oil actually do with the hepatological health of the subjects?
You can read more about the experimental design and the doses used here.
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Cardamom oil supplementation reduced the concentration of the liver enzyme ALT by nearly 30 percent. This indicates that the liver started to function better.
In the experimental group, inflammatory markers such as CRP and TNF-alpha decreased by about thirty to forty percent, respectively. At the same time, the concentration of the longevity enzyme SIRT1 rose by 31 percent.