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Quest Vitamins LTD,
8 Venture Way,
Aston Science Park,
B7 4AP.

Tel: 0121 359 0056
Fax: 0121 359 0313
Registered in England No. 2530437



An Inflammation of the liver, hepatitis causes damage to liver cells. Commonly attributable to toxic or viral origin, hepatitic symptoms include nausea, fever, weakness, loss of appetite and jaundice.

Toxic hepatitis results from exposure to toxic chemicals, and is therefore not contagious. However, viral hepatitis can be highly contagious as it may be carried in the saliva, semen, urine, faeces, tears, and blood.

There is no medical treatment for viral hepatitis. Therapy is directed towards the prevention of transmission, sound nutrition, and rest to support regeneration of damaged tissue.


Liquorice (2)
Milk Thistle (3)


Vitamin A (5)
Vitamin C (4)
Vitamin E (1)


1. Houglum K, Venkataramani A, Lyche K, Chojkier M. A pilot study of the effects of d-alpha-tocopherol on hepatic stellate cell activation in chronic hepatitis C. Gastroenterology 1997;113:1069-73.
2. Arase Y, et al. The long-term efficacy of glycyrrhizin in chronic hepatitis C patients. Cancer 79: 1494-1500, 1997.
3. Buzzelli G, et al. A pilot study on the liver protective effect of silybin-phosphatidylcholine complex (IdB 1016) in chronic active hepatitis. Int J Clin Pharm Ther Toxicol 31(9): 456-460, 1993.
4. Vasil?ev VS, Komar VI: Ascorbic acid level and the indicators or cellular immunity in patients with hepatitis A during pathogenic therapy, Vopr Pitan, (4), July-Aug 1988, p 31-34.
5. Senoo H, Wake K: Suppression of experimental hepatic fibrosis by administration of Vitamin A, Laboratory Investigations, 52(2), Feb 1985, p 182-194.


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