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Dihydromyricetin is a naturally occurring flavonoid found in the many plant species and is thought to be the active ingredient of several traditional Japanese, Chinese, and Korean medicines that are used to treat fever, parasite infections, liver diseases, and hangovers. Dihydromyricetin preparations have not been linked to instances of serum enzyme elevations or clinically apparent liver injury with jaundice.

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