This is Jinny, the pharmacist.
Do you remember the shark liver oil that was used in every house in the past? The first nutritional supplement I saw as a child was shark liver oil . I only remember how big the capsules were. Shark liver oil of memories is a nutritional supplement that has been around for a long time, so it is rather easy to neglect than the latest ingredients. In fact, shark liver oil is a raw material that has been used clinically for a long time as an auxiliary treatment and preventive agent.
Shark liver oil, known to have been consumed by fishermen in Norway and Sweden since ancient times to improve health , began to attract attention from the academic world in 1922 when the existence of 'alkoxyglycerol', a key ingredient, was reported . In the early days, clinical studies were attempted in relation to leukemia treatment, and recently, it is being studied as an adjuvant treatment to prevent radiation disease caused by chemotherapy .
[Source] Pugliese, PT, Jordan, K., Cederberg, H., & Brohult, J. (1998). Some biological actions of alkylglycerols from shark liver oil. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 4(1), 87-99.
Based on these academic research results, Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety recognizes shark liver oil, which contains more than 18% of alkoxyglycerol as a key ingredient, as ' shark liver oil containing alkoxyglycerol ' , a functional raw material for enhancing immunity.
Today, we will take a look at the representative efficacy of shark liver oil containing alkoxyglycerol, which is a more powerful ingredient than expected.