Taurine

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What other names is Taurine known by?

2-Aminoethylsulfonic Acid, 2-Aminoethane Sulfonic Acid, Acide Aminoéthylsulfonique, Acide Kétoisocaproïque de Taurine, Acid Aminoethanesulfonate, Aminoethanesulfonate, Aminoéthylsulfonique, Éthyl Ester de Taurine, L-Taurine, Taurina, Taurine Ethyl Ester, Taurine Ketoisocaproic Acid.

What is Taurine?

Taurine is a protein found in breast-milk, meat, and fish.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Congestive heart failure (CHF).
  • Inflammation of the liver (hepatitis).

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • High blood pressure, high cholesterol, seizures, improving mental performance, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), cystic fibrosis, and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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