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Beet Root (Beta vulgaris)

Beet Root (Beta vulgaris)

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Beet is a plant. The root is used in natural medicines.

Beets are used along with medications in the treatment of liver diseases and fatty liver. They are also used to help lower levels of triglycerides (a type of fat) in the blood, lower blood pressure, and to improve athletic performance.

How does it work?

There is some evidence that a chemical found in beets can help fight fat deposits in the liver. Beets also contain a chemical that might have antioxidant effects. Beet can also increase nitric oxide in the body. This chemical can affect blood vessels.

Traditionally used for

Lowering triglyceride levels in the blood.
Supportive therapy for fatty liver and other liver diseases.
Reducing blood pressure.
Improving athletic performance.


The appropriate dose of beet depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for beet. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

Possible Side Effects

Beet root is SAFE for most people when taken in the amounts typically found in foods. Beet is SAFE for most people when taken by mouth in medicinal amounts. Beets can be UNSAFE in large amounts for a prolonged period of time.

Special Precautions & Warnings

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It’s not known whether it’s safe to use beet in larger medicinal amounts during pregnancy or breast-feeding. Stick to food amounts.

Kidney disease: Eating too many beets might make kidney disease worse.

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