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an amino acid found in the jack bean

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Recent (Western) research has shown that the shrub contains an amino acid that fights depression, pinitol (which helps patients to gain weight), and canavanine (which is successful in treating retroviruses).
Also, studies on canavanine, an amino acid analog in alfalfa, have demonstrated benefit for pancreatic, colon and leukemia cancers.
Toasting JB meal at 220; 230[grados]C/3min; and 240[grados]C/2min reduced the original canavanine content of JB in more than 90%.
The Basics: Cholestaid contains 14% saponins isolated from alfalfa that has been processed to remove the natural toxins canavanine and coumestrol.