Hovenia Dulcis, also known as Japanese raisin tree, is one of the major components of Fewer Regrets. It has been traditionally been recognized as an effective way to help avoid hangovers. People have traditionally chewed on the berries of Japanese Raisin trees before drinking. Pharmacy records throughout centuries have even included parts of the Japanese Raisin Tree as effective ingredient to help prevent hangovers.
Modern Uses of Hovenia Dulcis
Modern investigations have borne out the effectiveness of Hovenia Dulcis. Countries such as Japan, Thailand and more regard it as a popular dietary supplement. It also has a place in traditional eastern medicine. The ancient use of Hovenia Dulcis has created the foundation for modern uses. You can now find is as as a modern supplement on store shelves , in extracts, capsules, fresh or dried, and even as a tea. People use Hovenia Dulcis in many ways, in part due to its widespread availability. These uses include hangover prevention and detoxification of the liver, fighting parasites, stabilizing blood sugar levels, and for liver disease. Some people still chew on the berries from the trees. They also chew on the peduncle, which is the stem that holds the berries. The peduncle tastes something like the mixture of sugar, raisin, cinnamon and cloves.
A study showed how Hovenia Dulcis works with the two enzymes the body uses to break down alcohol. The study found it could help the body trigger more activity with these two enzymes. With the great enzyme production the body is able to break down alcohol quicker. This helps shorten the process so that one can avoid the after effects they might otherwise encounter from drinking.
Liver Protection from Hovenia Dulcis
The nutrients from the peduncles of the Japanese Raisin Tree also lend themselves to treatment of liver diseases and alcohol toxicity. There are studies that indicate Hovenia Dulcis may also protect the liver from the damage that can occur from drinking alcohol, by reducing the levels of alcohol and acetaldehyde. The same studies showing a reduction of circulating alcohol also reflect some protection for the liver, helping to protect against fatty liver and yielding a lover ALT, AST and y-GT levels.
A study of hangovers tested the primary causes and outcomes of hangovers. They found that it is very difficult to determine exactly what kinds of alcohol consumption, under what conditions and timing, produces a worse hangover. There are many factors in effect, such as type of alcohol, brand-and the usage of add-ons, time of day and individual circadian rhythms and timing of subsequent drinks. Symptoms experienced by individuals are often different, even under similar conditions. Predictable symptoms do emerge such as tiredness, headaches. thirstiness, dizziness, nausea, etc. Even with the difficulty narrowing down hangovers researchers in 2017 established a link to lower levels of dizziness, headache, nausea, and weakness.
Ingredients to Help Prevent Hangovers
Fewer Regrets has a great combination of ingredients designed to help prevent hangovers and keep your liver healthier.* Make sure to drink responsibly and don’t over do it- even if you have some powerful ingredients by your side.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This product will not prevent intoxication nor enhance sobriety. Please celebrate and recover responsibly.