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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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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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