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2009-08-14 12:30:54

Asparagus extract may ease hangovers and protect the liver against toxins found in alcohol, researchers in South Korea said. Asparagus, a common vegetable used worldwide, long has been known for its antifungal, anti-inflammatory and diuretic properties. Building on that knowledge, researchers at the Institute of Medical Science and Jeju National University in South Korea analyzed the effects of young asparagus shoots and leaves on liver cells from humans and rats, lead researcher B.Y. Kim...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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