The best ally for your horse's liver
Legaphyton contains silybin, an active substance extracted from milk thistle and a potent antioxidant that has been used in human and dogs with liver disease.
- Dosage - for a 500 kg (1,100 lbs) horse
- 30 g/day
- Composition (per 30 g)
- Phosphatidylcholine (600 mg)
Silybin (390 mg)
Legaphyton contains pure silybin, the biologically active substance extracted from milk thistle. Silybin has been shown1 to possess antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-fibrotic properties in liver, and has been used as a standard of care in human and dogs with liver disease.
1. Loguercio, Carmela, and Davide Festi. “Silybin and the liver: from basic research to clinical practice.” World J Gastroenterol 17.18 (2011): 2288-2301.
Silybin: hope for the hooves?
A recent German study has shown2 that silymarin (of which sylibin is major active constituent) extract was able to reduce laminitic changes in hoof explants immersed in endotoxin.
2. Reisinger, Nicole, et al. “Milk thistle extract and silymarin inhibit lipopolysaccharide induced lamellar separation of hoof explants in vitro.” Toxins 6.10 (2014): 2962-2974.
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