Herbal Supplement for Balancing the Cholesterol Levels



Flaxilip is a perfectly blended formulation containing Allium Sativum, Commiphora Mukul, Linum Usitatissimum and Trigonella Foenum-graecum which helps in managing the cholesterol levels in the body by naturally and safely improving cholesterol synthesis and thereby regulating lipid metabolism



Composition: Eachcapsule contains:


Dehydrated Allium Sativum powder                 200mg

(Standardized for Allicin1%)


Commiphora Mukul (Guggulu) Extract               100mg

(Standardized for Guggallsterone E&Z2.5%)


Linum Usitatissimum Oil B.P.                           700 mg

(Flaxseed Oil B.P.)


Trigonella Foenum-graecum Extract                 10mg

(Standardized for 10% Saponincontent)


Excipients                                                     q.s.


Uses: According to the age-old scriptures of Ayurveda and other complementary and alternative systems, the herbal ingredients of this product are claimed to be useful in managing abnormally high cholesterol levels


Dosage: One capsule two times daily or as directed by physician


Contraindications: Not reported in recommended dosage


Side Effects: Not reported in the recommended dosage


Presentation: HDPE pack of 60capsules


Storage: Store in a cool dry place. Ensure that container lid is tightly closed.


Price:  $49.95




Research References: (Primary Ingredients)


Methika (Trigonella foenum-graecum Linn.)


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Flaxseed Oil


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