Purified Zeolite (G-PUR®)
Zeolite is a natural porous rock containing minerals known to adsorb mycological agents and heavy metals (such as lead and mercury) in the digestive tract. It ionically binds to heavy metals and entraps toxins, holding them securely for safe elimination. A purified form of zeolite known as clinoptilolite (G-PUR®) is not absorbed in the GI tract and is highly resistant to degradation from acidic environments, making it especially useful for the removal of various toxic compounds throughout the GI tract. In both human and animal studies, clinoptilolite has been shown to successfully bind to mycological agents, ethanol, dietary cholesterol and heavy metals (e.g., cadmium and lead), which subsequently inhibits the bioavailability of these substances and finally eliminates them via stool. Additionally, approximately 300 mg of zeolite-clinoptilolite for 12 weeks has been shown to strengthen the integrity of the gut lining and maintain normal inflammatory balance. G-PUR® clinoptilolite is sourced from a mineral-rich quarry in Slovakia, where it is rigorously tested for inorganic impurities, evaluated for quality using highly specified standardization protocols, and purified for safety and efficacy. The microscopic structure of G-PUR® is shown to have cup-shaped clinoptilolite crystals, which acts as a magnet for heavy metals. In addition, G-PUR® has the highest purity of clinoptilolite, with homogeneity of fine matrix crystals without fibrous or needleshaped structures.
Activated charcoal is a broad-spectrum binder that will bind most substances, including undesirable toxins but also beneficial vitamins and minerals. Activated charcoal has a long history of use as a binder in removing a variety of toxins from the body. During the manufacturing process, the charcoal is “activated” by creating holes within its structure. Activated charcoal contains a negatively charged, porous texture that helps attract toxins, preventing their absorption into the gut lining. Also, activated charcoal is composed of a carbon lattice structure that makes it ideal for trapping and removing toxins. Because activated charcoal is not absorbed by the body, it can safely carry the toxins bound to its surface out of the body.
Purified Shilajit (PrimaVie®)
Shilajit is an ancient Ayurvedic powder extracted from rocks high in the Himalayas, studied extensively through contemporary science for its safety and efficacy. It contains more than 40 different minerals, including fulvic acid and humic acid, which are shown to bind to a variety of toxins, improve endothelial function, and support a healthy microbiome.
Humic and fulvic acids are organic acids that have been studied in agriculture for their adsorbent properties, which allows them to bind and chelate various noxious agents such as environmental heavy metals pesticides and organic pollutants, and mycological agents. For example, a derivative of humic acid, oxihumate, was shown to bind to unwanted organisms and have a beneficial effect on body weight. Beneficial effects on gut ecology have also been reported in animals supplemented with humic acids, including increased intestinal villi height and crypt depth, stimulation of improved feed digestion, promotion of the formation of a protective layer on the mucus epithelia, and modulation of the gut microbiota.
PrimaVie® shilajit is highly purified, sourced from the mountains in central Asia. It is rich in diverse bioactive compounds including humic and fulvic acids, free and conjugated dibenzoalpha-pyrones (DBPs, also known as urolithins) and more than 40 minerals. These constituents give PrimaVie® shilajit diverse bioactivity (e.g., toxin binding, interaction with the gut microbiota, improved endothelial function, antioxidant effects, etc.)
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