Herb of the Day: Indole-3-Carbinol


Indole-3-Carbinol is one of several phytonutrients, or plant nutrients that is found in crucifers, the group that includes, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cabbage, and kale. These vegetables have long been praised for their high vitamin content, and receiving even greater acclaim as cancer fighting foods. Some studies reveal that indoles can disable carcinogens, thus protects against cancer. Indole-3-Carbinol suppress or helps regulate the distribution of estrogen in the body, especially noted for helping yo prevent breast cancer, a disease associated with estrogen. Othe indoles may be effective in fending off cancer of the stomach, intestines, and lungs.
Indoles increases energy, improves skin, hair, nails,healthier cells.

Best used to keep their high vitamin content is steamed,blanched,or raw.

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