Hepax forte for horses

Dietetic complementary feed for the support of liver function in the case of chronic liver insuffi­ciency.

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Andrea BernetVeterinary nurse

Any joint can be subjected to signs of wear and tear. In healthy joints, a layer of cartilage covers the bone surface. This protects the bone and allows the joints to function smoothly. A so-called synovial fluid nourishes the cartilage layer. Too much stress or too little movement of the joints leads to a deficiency in the cartilage.

Nourishment for the cartilage

So that your horse's joint functionality can be maintained for as long as possible, we recommend a healthy amount of exercise and the supplementary intake of Hypolene. Hypolene is ideal for horses with severely strained joints.

Ingredients (excerpt)

  • Milk thistle extract (Silybum marianum fructus)

    The fruit of the milk thistle has positive, supportive properties when it comes to liver function as it helps eliminate free radicals in the liver. Extraced from the milk thistle fruit, silymarin can positively influence the biosynthetics capacity of hepatocytes. In a double-blind study of humans with alcohol cirrhosis, silymarin significantly reduced the mortality rate.

  • Artichoke extract (Cynara scolymus folium)

    Artichoke leaves are known to have choleretic, cholicinetic and hepato-stimulating properties. They are also known to reduce cholesterol and lipid-levels. Therefore, artichoke leaves can help support a dysfunctioning liver and gallbladder.

  • Reishi mushroom (ground)

    Often called the mushroom of immortality, the reishi has been used for over 4000 years in traditional Chinese phytoscience become known worldwide as one of our most important medicinal mushrooms. It supports liver function by inhibiting lipid accumulation and collagen storage. Additionally, the triterpene of the reishi has been proven to inhibit the angiotensin-conversions-enzyme (ACE) in humans, which is responsible for producing angiotensin which, in turn, increases blood pressure. It also facilitates blood oxygenation, which means that organs are provided with more oxygen.

  • Lecithin

    Once it reaches the liver, lecithin is converted into choline, which is the chemical compound responsible for eliminating excess fats from the liver. Its absence can lead to fatty liver, which is why replenishing its numbers supports liver function. Choline can also be converted into betaine, which forms part of S-Adenosyl methionine (SAM) – one of the key compounds responsible for liver detoxification.

  • Betaine

    Betaine plays an important role in methionine synthesis in the liver, where the amino acid methionine is converted to S-Adenosyl methionine (SAM). SAM, in turn, plays a crucial role in liver detoxification. Betaine also help prevent fatty liver.

  • Vitamin E

    As an antioxidant, Vitamin E has the ability to bind free radicals in the liver. Free radicals are a very active form of oxygen that can damage tissues and reduce metabolic functions. Vitamin E significantly reduces the number of free radicals, thus protecting the liver's tissues and functions.

  • B vitamins

    B vitamins are stored in the liver and are cofactors in its detoxification processes and syntheses. Vitamin B12 (cobalmin) is particularly important as it is a cofactor in the methionine and S-Adenosyl methionine syntheses.

  • Zinc

    The liver is the primary organ for zinc metabolism. Zinc can improve the organ's regenerative capacity and help maintain its functionality.

  • Magnesium

    Magnesium is necessary for the synthesis of S-Adenosyl methione, which plays an important role in liver detoxification processes.

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