Overview

Liver extract is a product that comes from animal liver, most commonly from cattle. Liver extract is used to make medicine.

People take liver extract by mouth or by injection for various conditions, especially for liver health or as a source of iron and vitamin B12, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does it work ?

Liver extract contains vitamin B12, folic acid, and iron. In animals, it seems to increase the number of liver cells. It is not known how liver extract might work for medicinal uses in people.

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