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Sho-Saiko-To (Japanese: 小柴胡湯), also known as Minor Bupleurum Formula and Xiao Chai Hu Tang in Chinese, is a herbal supplement, believed to enhance liver health. Sho-Saiko-To is a widely used prescription drug in Japan and is a listed formula in Japanese Kampo. There are currently ongoing clinical trials for Sho-Saiko-To at University of California, San Diego and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. The active ingredients of Sho-Saiko-To discovered so far include:


Health benefits

Sho-Saiko-To reportedly aids in liver health by promoting liver regeneration and preventing liver injury. It has also been shown to improve immune system functions and inhibit hepatocellular carcinoma. It is typically used to treat Hepatitis and liver cirrhosis.[1]