Spleen Extract
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Spleen Extract?

The spleen is an organ located under the left side of the rib cage. Its functions in the body include removing “worn out “ red blood cells and supplying certain types of white blood cells (immune cells). For use as a supplement, spleen extracts are made from the spleens of cows, pigs, or other animals.

According to a theory prevalent in some parts of alternative medicine, the consumption of spleen extracts can strengthen the function of an underperforming spleen. On this basis, spleen extracts are sometimes suggested for supporting the immune system. However, there is no meaningful scientific rationale nor scientific evidence to indicate that this approach actually works.

Some manufacturers of glandular products claim that the animal version of an organ provides nutrients that...

 
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