Three plants contribute to holistic approach to lipid metabolism

Omeolipid promotes strong hepatoprotective and antioxidant effects, as well as depurative effect

Omeolipid is a dried powder extract from a blend of three plants, artichoke, caihua and fenugreek. These plants have anticholesterolemic, hypolipidemic and cholagogue properties.

Artichoke (Cynara scolymus L) is a Mediterranean plant; its cultivation in Europe dates to ancient Greece and Rome. Its active substances (caffeoylquinic acids, flavonoids, sesquiterpene lactones) are concentrated in the leaf, acting as digestive, cholagogue, hepatoprotective and depurative.

Caihua (Cyclanthera pedata (L.) Schrad.) is a traditional plant from South America; fruits contain flavonoids and in Peru its use is documented since 3700 BC as hypotensive, antidiabetic, anti-inflammatory and hypocholesterolemic.

Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) is a milestone of the Ayurvedic medicine. Its seeds contain saponins, coumarins, flavonoids and alkaloids. They have hypocholesterolemic, diuretic, diaphoretic, carminative, hypoglycemic, demulcent properties and they are traditionally used to treat obesity and diabetes.

Omeolipid promotes strong hepatoprotective and antioxidant effects, as well as depurative effect (artichoke and caihua).

It also promotes bile production and flow, essential for cholesterol clearance; fenugreek decreases gut absorption of cholesterol and therefore its uptake.

Omeolipid helps counteracting adverse effects commonly associated with obesity and high levels of cholesterol. Due to its properties, it can be used in food supplements for its anticholesterolemic and cholagogue properties.

Omeolipid by EPO Srl is distributed in Spain and within the US market by Faravelli.

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