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Indication: hormone related disease prophylaxis; body’s protection and recovery after intoxication, alcohol abuse; polluted working environment; allergies; unbalanced diet; constipation.

Actions: potent antioxidant, lowers the risk of developing certain types of cancer, helps to regulate metabolism and hormonal balance, detoxifies the body, contains standardized cruciferous vegetable blend with guaranteed active ingredients (2% glucosinolates).

Ingredients (per 1 packet):


Cruciferous Blend (kale, brussels sprouts, cabbages, broccoli, mustard and horseradish) (providing 2% glucosinolates) - 400 mg, Indole-3-Carbinol - 35mg.

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