Hercampuri, is one of the herbs available in Peru for the protection of the liver and for the treatment of all kinds of liver diseases including the high blood pressure. The hercampuri stimulate the production of bile. It is considered a Natural Cholesterol Reducer
Hercampuri works as a natural hypocholesterolemic (a reducer of cholesterol), it contains iridoid glycosides, that stimulate bile secretion improving digestion and encouraging the reduction of blood cholesterol.
Completed studies suggest that Hercampuri improves liver functions and reduces excess fat; which implies that it can be used to help control weight. Hercampuri helps to energize the liver by balancing the metabolism and improving circulation. It is recognized as a Natural Cholesterol Reducer
The best-known components of Hercampuri are: Eritaturin (bitter substance of the glycoside type), amarogentin, sugars, gentianic acid, sugars, volatile oils, mucilage tannins and hemicellulose.
An extremely important component is saponines, substances that act on cholesterol at level of the intestinal tract, forming an insoluble compound and restricting the absorption of cholesterol into the blood stream.
Hercampuri also contains mucilage tannins, which increase the metabolism and encourage the bitter properties to intensify the production of bile, and, together with the enhanced liver functions, limit the absorption of cholesterol into the body.