Thyroid Assist by Native Remedies a herbal remedy
helping to maintain normal thyroid gland functioning and to treat hypothyroidism and hypothyroid symptoms.
Use Thyroid Assist to:
- Help to restore healthy thyroid functioning
- Assist with iodine deficiency causing hypothyroidism
- Ensure adequate production of thyroid hormones and maintain T3 and T4 levels within the normal range
- Support a balanced endocrine system
Thyroid Assist Ingredients: Review of Scientific Evidence
HealthAssist has found scientific studies confirming
the effectiveness of herbal components in Thyroid Assist. Take a look and make you own decision if this product for hypothyroidism worth a try.
- 1. Fucus vesiculosus (Bladderwrack or kelp)
Fucus vesiculosus is a brown seaweed that grows on the northern coasts of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and the North and Baltic seas. Fucus vesiculosus is a rich source of iodine, an essential nutrient for the thyroid gland.
Bladderwrack is useful in the treatment of underactive thyroid glands (hypothyroidism), goitre and iodine deficiency. Through the regulation of thyroid function, Bladderwrack can improve the symptoms of underactive thyroid.
- 1. Teas J, Braverman LE, Kurzer MS, Pino S, Hurley TG, Hebert JR. Seaweed and soy: companion foods in Asian cuisine and their effects on thyroid function in American women. J Med Food. 2007 Mar;10(1):90-100.
- 2. Clark CD, Bassett B, Burge MR. Effects of kelp supplementation on thyroid function in euthyroid subjects. Endocr Pract. 2003 Sep-Oct;9(5):363-9. PubMed
- 3. Eliason BC. Transient hyperthyroidism in a patient taking dietary supplements containing kelp. J Am Board Fam Pract 1998;11(6):478-480.
- 2. Avena sativa (Green Oats)
Avena sativa has potent antioxidant activity, helps supports nervous system, and boosts energy levels.
According to the research data, oats may produce positive impact on cognitive performance (1).
- 1. Emmons CL, Peterson DM, Paul GL. Antioxidant capacity of oat (Avena sativa L.) extracts. 2. In vitro antioxidant activity and contents of phenolic and tocol antioxidants. J Agric Food Chem. 1999 Dec;47(12):4894-8. PubMed
- 2. Dimpfel W, Storni C, Verbruggen M. Ingested oat herb extract (Avena sativa) changes EEG spectral frequencies in healthy subjects. J Altern Complement Med. 2011 May;17(5):427-34 PubMed
- 3. Coleus forskohlii (Makandi)
The root portion of the Coleus forskohlii contains the active constituent forskolin (also known as coleonol).
Research has shown forskolin stimulates thyroid hormone release and increases production of thyroid hormones T3 and T4 (3, 4).
Clinical studies indicate Coleus forskohlii therapeutic benefit in weight loss (2). In an open, 12-week trial conducted in Japan, involving 14 overweight volunteers, treatment with resulted in significant decrease in body weight, BMI and body fat (5).
- 1. Coleus forskohlii. Monograph. Altern Med Rev. 2006 Mar;11(1):47-51. PubMed
- 2. Badmaev V, Majeed M, Conte A, Parker JE. Diterpene forskolin: a possible new compound for reduction of body weight by increasing lean body mass. Townsend Lett 2001;June:115
- 3. Haye B, Aublin JL, Champion S, et al. Chronic and acute effects of forskolin on isolated thyroid cell metabolism. Mol Cell Endocrinol 1985;43:41-50.
- 4. Roger PP, Servais P, Dumont JE. Regulation of dog thyroid epithelial cell cycle by forskolin, and adenylate cyclase activator. Exp Cell Res 1987;172:282-292.
- 5. 1. Asano Tsuguyoshi (2001). Clinical report on root extract of perilla plant (Coleus forskohlii) ForsLean ® in reducing body fat. Asano Institute. Tokyo , Japan .
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