The liver is a complex and multifunctional organ, consisting of 300 billion cells. Taking part in digestion, blood formation and metabolic processes, it maintains the internal stability of the body.
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The liver performs about 500 functions, responsible for important biochemical processes. For this, the German physiologist Karl Ludwig was called "a large chemical laboratory."
The main tasks of the liver in the body are:
bile production; participation in the metabolism of proteins, fats, carbohydrates and other substances; neutralization of toxic compounds.
SECRETION OF BILD
The secretion of bile is essential for the body. Its main components are phospholipids, cholesterol and bile pigments. They support the synthetic function of the liver and are involved in digestion. Also, along with bile, some of the end products of metabolic metabolism are excreted.
Failures in the liver and, as a result, a change in the composition of bile can cause the formation of calculi in the biliary tract.
For the prevention and treatment of liver diseases, wormwood stems are successfully used. They contain:
ascorbic acid; inulin; carotene; tannins; essential oil; resin; vitamins C and B6.
Thanks to this composition, wormwood has antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic properties. It improves appetite, increases the secretion of bile, pancreatic and gastric juice.
Among all the medicinal herbs for the treatment of the liver, wormwood is also effective for weight loss and general detoxification of the body.
Often, the herb of bitter wormwood is used in the form of a decoction. It is worth choosing the right dosage, as too concentrated a drink can provoke emotional arousal.
Peppermint is used to treat many liver diseases. Among them:
cholecystitis; hepatitis; cholangitis; jaundice; cholelithiasis.
Peppermint enhances the bile-forming function of the liver, improves intestinal motility, stimulates appetite and stimulates the secretion of the digestive glands. This therapeutic effect of mint is due to its chemical composition, which includes:
essential oils high in menthol; flavonoids; carotene; ursolic and oleanolic acids; betaine; tannins; copper; magnesium; potassium; vitamins of group B and C.
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