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Thorne Research, T.A.P.S., 60 Veggie Caps (Discontinued Item)

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  • Shipping Weight:
    0.18 lbs
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  • Product Code: THR-77302
  • UPC Code: 693749773023
  • Package Quantity: 60 Veggie Caps
  • Dimensions:
    3.8 x 2 x 2 in, 0.15 lbs
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Product Overview

Description

  • Dietary Supplement
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Superior Hepatoprotective Herbal Formula with Flavonoid Phytosomes for Enhanced Absorption
  • With Siliphos (Silybin Phytosome) and Meriva (Curcumin Phytosome) for Better Absorption
  • Picrorhiza Protects Liver Cells from the Effects of Toxic Compounds

Silybum marianum (milk thistle) has been used for centuries to support liver function. Silymarin's hepatoprotective effects are accomplished via several mechanisms, including antioxidation, inhibition of lipid peroxidation, enhanced liver detoxification via inhibition of phase I detoxification and enhanced glucuronidation, and protection of glutathione depletion. Siliphos consists of the most potent flavonoid in silymarin (silybin) bound to phosphatidylcholine for enhanced hepatoprotection and bioavailability.

Curcumin, an active flavonoid from turmeric, has potent antioxidant, hepatoprotective, and gastroprotective properties. Curcumin is bound to phosphatidylcholine in the highly bioavailable phytosome complex – Meriva. Cynara scolymus (artichoke) has a long history of use in hepatic support.

Picrorhiza is used in Ayurvedic medicine to optimize liver function. In studies, Picrorhiza extracts and their constituents protected liver cells from damage caused by carbon tetrachloride, aflatoxin B1, and acetaminophen. Picrorhiza acts as an antioxidant and inhibitor of lipid peroxidation in cell membranes, and it also increases bile flow. The hepatoprotective effects of Picrorhiza may be due to its antioxidant activity – inhibition of oxygen anion generation and free-radical scavenging. Like silymarin, Picrorhiza can stimulate liver regeneration, possibly via stimulation of nucleic acid and protein synthesis.

Suggested Use

Take 1 capsule two to three times daily or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner.

Other Ingredients

Microcrystalline cellulose, hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, leucine, silicon dioxide.

Contains ingredient derived from soy (phytosomes).

Warnings

Tamper Evident: Use only if bottle is sealed. Store tightly sealed in a cool dry place.

If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: One Capsule
Each Capsule Contains: Amount Per Serving % DV
Artichoke extract (leaf) (Cynara scolymus) 125 mg *
Curcumin Phytosome† (Curcuma longa extract (root)/Phosphatidylcholine complex) 125 mg *
Picrorhiza extract (root) (Picrorhiza kurrooa) 125 mg *
Silybin Phytosome† (Silybum marianum extract (fruit)/Phosphatidylcholine complex) 125 mg *
*Daily Value (DV) not established.
†This product uses Indena S.p.A.'s curcumin phytosome (Meriva) and silybin phytosome (Siliphos).
iHerb Customer Reviews
 

Seems fine, no adverse reactions

Posted by 5173919380562822630 on Jan 04, 2017 | Verified Purchase

My doctor prescribed T.A.P.S. as part of the heavy metal detox program I've been on for six months. I'm happy to say that even though I am allergic to some foods, I'm doing well with T.A.P.S. I also appreciate having the liver function support available in T.A.P.S. since heavy metal detox can overtax the liver.

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Great Liver Detoxifier and helps to reduce liver enzymes

Posted by 5154877746534078903 on Jan 05, 2016 | Verified Purchase

Solid ingredients and company. Less brain fog while taking this product, as well as reduced liver enzymes. I like to always have it on hand.

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Thorne Research, T.A.P.S., 60 Veggie Caps

Posted by pickier-than-thou on Mar 28, 2014 | Verified Purchase

Rating 5/5

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Really keeps the liver in tip-top shape...

Posted by 5167523802085814753 on Aug 15, 2013 | Verified Purchase

I went to a kinesiologist some years ago, and he recommended this product to use daily to help to keep my liver healthy while taking several supplements and medications that all have to be processed by the liver, causing stress and some stagnancy. I truly believe that this product, which contains milk thistle, which is well known for its liver detoxification benefits, along with turmeric, artichoke, and picrorhiza (the ingredient that the kinesiologist said was the most potent here) keeps things flowing liver-wise, and that it is of great benefit to people like myself living with a chronic condition that requires lifelong treatment. The one suggestion that I would make for someone with stress factors on their liver would be to start slowly at first, taking maybe one a day, then slowly increase the dose over a couple of weeks or so. I recommended this to a friend who had been through breast cancer treatment, and she said it made her rather gassy when she first started taking it, which probably makes sense when someone starts treating a toxic liver condition. Giving one's body time to adapt to the detoxification process should help... BTW, you are very unlikely to find this in stores, and I think it's something of a well kept secret, usually requiring an alternative health care professional's recommendation to purchase. My doctor is always amazed that my liver enzymes are normal each time I get my numbers run, and I attribute it to T.A.P.S. I hope this helps others living with similar conditions.

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OMG

Posted by 5415095033515781213 on Aug 12, 2013 | Verified Purchase

perfect product

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