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Ingredient Glossary: La-Ln

An amino acid.
Also known as: 2-Amino-5-guanidinopentanoic Acid, (2S)-2-Amino-5-{[amino (imino) methyl]amino}pentanoic Acid, Acide 2-Amino-5-guanidinopentanoïque, Arg, Arginine, Arginine Ethyl Ester, Arginine Ethyl Ester Dihydrochloride, Arginine Ethyl Ester HCl, Arginine HCl, Arginine Hydrochloride, Di-Arginine Malate, Di-Arginine Orotate, Di-L-Arginine-L-Malate, Dl-Arginine, L-Arginina, L-Arginine Ethyl Ester Dichloride, L-Arginine HCl, L-Arginine Hexanoate, L-Arginine Hydrochloride, L-Arginine Ketoisocaproic Acid, L-Arginine L-Pyroglutamate, L-Arginine Pyroglutamate, L-Arginine Taurinate, Malate de Di-Arginine, Orotate de Di-Arginine, R-Gene 10.
An amino acid.
Also known as: 3-carboxy-2-hydroxy-N,N,N-trimethyl-1-propanaminium inner salt, (3-carboxy2-hydroxypropyl) trimethylammonium hydroxide inner salt, 3-hydroxy-4-N-trimethylaminobutyrate, B-hydroxy-N-trimethyl aminobutyric acid, Beta-hydroxy-gamma-trimethylammonium butyrate, B(t) Factor, Carnitine, Carnitor, D-Carnitine, DL-Carnitine, Facteur B(t), L-3-hydroxy-4-(trimethylammonium)-butyrate, Levocarnitine, Lévocarnitine, Levocarnitine Fumurate, L-Carnitina, L-Carnitine Fumarate, L-Carnitine L-Tartrate, L-Carnitine Tartrate, (R)-(3-carboxy-2-hydroxypropyl) trimethylammonium hydroxide, (R)-3-hydroxy-4-trimethylammonio-butyrate, Vitacarn, Vitamin B(t), Vitamine B(t).
A protein building block that can be found in many plant and animal proteins.
Also known as: L-Triptofano, L-Trypt, L-2-amino-3-(indole-3-yl) propionic acid, L-Tryptophane, Tryptophan.
A plant. Used for medicine.
Also known as: Ambreine, Ciste, Cistus incanus, Cistus ladanifer, Cistus ladaniferus, Cistus polymorphus, Cistus villosus, Cyste, Rockrose.
Labrador Tea
A plant. The leaves and flowering shoots are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Continental Tea, Ledum groenlandicum, Ledum latifolium, St. James's Tea, Thé du Labrador.
A plant. The seed is used to make medicine.
Also known as: Bean Trifoil, Cytise Faux Ébénier, Cytisus alschingeri, Cytisus laburnum, Golden Chain, Indian Laburnum, Laburnum anagyroides, Legume, Pea Tree.
An enzyme.
Also known as: Beta-galactosidase, Bêta-Galactosidase, Lactasa.
A type of bacteria.
Also known as: Acidophilus, Acidophilus Bifidus, Acidophilus Lactobacillus, L. Acidophilus, L. Amylovorus, L. Brevis, L. Bulgaricus, L. Casei Immunitas, L. Casei, L. Crispatus, L. Delbrueckii, L. Fermentum, L. Gallinarum, L. Helveticus, L. Johnsonii, L. Johnsonii LC-1, L. Lactis, L. Plantarum, L. Reuteri, L. Rhamnosus, L. Salivarius, L. Sporogenes, Lacto Bacillus, Lactobacille, Lactobacilli, Lactobacilli Acidophilus, Lactobacilli Bulgaricus, Lactobacilli Plantarum, Lactobacilli Rhamnosus, Lactobacilli Salivarium, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus amylovorus, Lactobacillus brevis, Lactobacillus bulgaricus, Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus casei sp. rhamnosus, Lactobacillus crispatus, Lactobacillus delbrueckii, Lactobacillus delbrueckii ssp. bulgaricus, Lactobacillus fermentum, Lactobacillus gallinarum, Lactobacillus Gasseri, Lactobacillus GG, Lactobacillus Helveticus, Lactobacillus johnsonii, Lactobacillus Lactis, Lactobacillus Paracasei, Lactobacillus plantarum, Lactobacillus reuteri, Lactobacillus Rhamnosus GG, Lactobacillus rhamnosus, Lactobacillus sakei, Lactobacillus Salivarium, Lactobacillus salivarius, Lactobacillus sporogenes, Lactobacilo, Lactospores, LC-1, Probiotics, Probiotiques.
A protein found in animal and human milk.
Also known as: Apolactoferrin, Bovine Lactoferrin, Human Lactoferrin, Lactoferrina, Lactoferrine, Lactoferrins, Recombinant Human Lactoferrin.
Lady Fern
A plant. The root and stem are used for medicine.
Also known as: Athyrium filix-femina, Brake Root, Common Polypod, Fougère Femelle, Oak Fern, Polypodium filix-femina, Rock Brake, Rock of Polypody.
Lady's Bedstraw
A plant. Used for medicine.
Also known as: Cheese Rennet, Cheese Renning, Curdwort, Gaillet Jaune, Galium verum, Ladys Bedstraw, Maid's Hair, Petty Mugget, Yellow Cleavers, Yellow Galium.
A Japanese seaweed plant.
Also known as: Brown Algae, Brown Seaweed, Hai Dai, Kelp, Kombu, Kun Bu, Laminaria digitata, Laminaria japonica, Laminariae stipites, Limu, Makombu Thallus, Sea Girdles, Seagirdle Thallus, Thallus Laminariae.
Larch Turpentine
An oily substance from the trunk of a tree.
Also known as: Abies gmelinii, European Larch, Gmelinii, Larix dahurica, Larix decidua, Larix europaea, Larix gmelinii var. gmelinii, Larix occidentalis, Pinus larix, Térébenthine du Mélèze, Terebinthina Laricina, Terebinthina Veneta, Trementina del Alerce Europeo, Venetian Turpentine.
A plant. The seeds are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Caley Pea, Chickling Vetch, Chick-Pea, Everlasting Pea, Flat-Podded Vetch, Gesse Chiche, Lathyrus cicera, Lathyrus clymenum, Lathyrus hirsutus, Lathyrus incanus, Lathyrus odoratus, Lathyrus pusillus, Lathyrus sativus, Lathyrus sylvestris, Singletary Pea, Spanish Vetchling, Sweet Pea, Wild Pea.
A plant. Used for medicine.
Also known as: Alexandrian-laurel, Alexandrinischer Lorbeer, Borneo-mahogany, Calanolide, Calophyllum inophyllum, Caulophyllum Tree, Colophyllum Inophyllum, Indian-laurel, Kamani Punna, Mahogany, Palo de Santa Maria, Oleum Caulophyllum, Palo Maria, Punnanga, Tamanu, Tamanu Oil, Undi.
Lauric Acid
A saturated fat.
Also known as: Acide Laurique, Coconut Oil Extract, N-dodecanoic Acid, N-alkanoic Acid.
An herb. Used for medicine.
Also known as: Alhucema, Common Lavender, English Lavender, French Lavender, Garden Lavender, Lavanda, Lavande, Lavandula, Lavender Essential Oil, Ostokhoddous, Spanish Lavender, Spike Lavender, True Lavender, Lavandula Angustifolia, Lavandula Officinalis, Lavandula Vera, Lavandula Spica, Lavandula Stoechas, Lavandula Latifolia, Lavandula Dentate, Lavandula Pubescens.
Lavender Cotton
A plant. The leaves, stems, flowers, and root bark are used for medicine.
Also known as: Santolina, Santolina chamaecyparissus, Santoline Argentee.
A fat that is essential in the cells of the body.
Also known as: Egg Lecithin, Lécithine, Lécithine d'œuf, Lécithine de Graine de Soya, Lécithine de Soya, Lecitina, Ovolecithin, Ovolécithine, Phospholipide de Soja, Phospholipide de Soya, Phospholipides de Soya, Soy Lecithin, Soy Phospholipid, Soy Phospholipids, Soya Lecithin, Soybean Lecithin, Vegilecithin, Vitellin, Vitelline.
A plant. The fruit and peel are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Bioflavonoid Complex, Bioflavonoid Concentrate, Bioflavonoid Extract, Bioflavonoids, Citrin, Citron, Citrus, Citrus Bioflavonoid Complex, Citrus Bioflavones, Citrus Bioflavonoid Extract, Citrus Bioflavonoid, Citrus Bioflavonoids, Citrus Extract, Citrus Flavones, Citrus Flavonoids, Citrus Limon, Citrus limonum, Citrus Medica Limonum, Citrus Peel Extract, Citrus Seed Extract, Eriodictiol, Eriodictyol, Eriodictyol Glycoside, Flavonoids, Lemon Bioflavonoids, Lemon Bioflavonoid, Lemon Bioflavonoid Complex, Lemon Bioflavonoid Extract, Lemon Juice, Lemon Peel, Lemon Rind, Lemonade, Limón, Nimbaka, Nimbuka.
Lemon Balm
A plant. The leaves are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Balm, Bálsamo de Limón, Cure-All, Dropsy Plant, Honey Plant, Melisa, Melissa, Melissa officinalis, Melissae folium, Mélisse, Mélisse Officinale, Melissenblatt, Sweet Balm, Sweet Mary, Toronjil.
Lemon Eucalyptus
A tree. Oil from the tree leaves is used as a medicine as well as an insect repellent.
Also known as: Citron-Scent Gum, Corymbia citriodora, Eucalipto con Olor a Limón, Eucalyptus citriodora, Eucalyptus Citronné, Lemon Scented Gum, Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus, OLE, P-menthane Diol, P-menthane-3,8-Diol, Para-menthane-3,8-diol, PMD, Quwenling, Spotted Gum, Wild Eucalyptus Citriodora.
Lemon Verbena
A plant. The leaves and the flowering tops are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Aloysia citrodora, Aloysia triphylla, Cedrón, Herb Louisa, Hierba Luisa, Lemon-Scented Verbena, Lippia citrodora, Lippia triphylla, Louisa, Verbena Citrodora, Verbena triphylla, Verveine Citronelle, Verveine Citronnée, Zappania citrodora.
A plant. The leaves and the oil are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Andropogon citratus, Andropogon flexuosus, British Indian Lemongrass, Capim-Cidrao, Ceylon Citronella Grass, Citronella, Citronelle, Cochin Lemongrass, Cymbopogon citratus, Cymbopogon flexuosus, Cymbopogon nardis, East Indian Lemongrass, Fever Grass, Guatemala Lemongrass, Hierba de Limón, Lemon Grass, Madagascar Lemongrass, West Indian Lemongrass.
A substance that comes from the shiitake mushroom.
Also known as: Lenticus edodes, Lentinan edodes, Lentinula edodes, Polysaccharide derived from Lentinus edodes, Tricholomopsis edodes.
Lesser Celandine
A plant. The above ground pieces are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Ficaria, Figwort, Pilewort, Ranunculus, Ranunculus ficaria, Smallwort.
Levant Berry
A fruit. The dried fruit and seed are used for medicine.
Also known as: Anamirta cocculus, Anamirta paniculata, Cocculus, Cocculus indicus, Cocculus lacunosus, Cocculus suberosus, Coculus fructus, Coque du Levant, Fish Berries, Fish Killer, Hockle Elderberry, Indian Berry, Levant Nut, Louseberry, Menispermum cocculus, Menispermum lacunosum, Poisonberry.
A plant. The root is used to make medicine.
Also known as: Acide Glycyrrhizique, Acide Glycyrrhizinique, Alcacuz, Alcazuz, Bois Doux, Bois Sucré, Can Cao, Chinese Licorice, Deglycyrrhized Licorice, Gan Cao, Gan Zao, Glabra, Glycyrrhiza, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Glycyrrhiza glabra typica, Glycyrrhiza glabra violacea, Glycyrrhiza glabra glandulifera, Glycyrrhiza Radix, Glycyrrhiza uralensis, Glycyrrhizae, Glycyrrhizic Acid, Glycyrrhizinic Acid, Isoflavone, Jethi-Madh, Kanzo, Lakritze, Licorice Root, Liquiritiae Radix, Liquirizia, Mulathi, Mulethi, Orozuz, Phytoestrogen, Phyto-œstrogène, Racine de Réglisse, Racine Douce, Radix Glycyrrhizae, Régalissse, Regaliz, Reglisse, Réglisse, Réglisse Déglycyrrhisée, Réglisse Espagnole, Réglisse Russe, Regliz, Russian Licorice, Spanish Licorice, Subholz, Sussholz, Sweet Root, Yashtimadhu, Yashti-Madhu, Yashti-Madhuka, Zhi Gan Cao.
A plant. The root, rhizome, and dried flower tips are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Constancy, Convallaria, Convallaria herba, Convallaria majalis, Convall-Lily, Jacob's Ladder, Ladder-To-Heaven, Lily, May Bells, May Lily, Muguet, Muguet de Mais, Our Lady's Tears.
A fruit. The fruit, peel, and oil are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Adam's Apple, Bara Nimbu, Bijapura, Citrus acida, Citrus aurantifolia, Citrus lima, Citrus limetta var. aromatica, Citrus medica var. acida, Italian Limetta, Key Lime, Lima, Lime Oil, Limette, Limonia aurantifolia, Turanj.
A chemical. Found in the peels of citrus fruits and in other plants.
Also known as: Alpha-Limonene, Dipentene, D-Limonene, L-Limonene, Limonène, Limoneno, R-Limonene, S-Limonene.
A tree. The dried flower, leaves, and wood are used for medicine.
Also known as: Basswood, European Linden, Hungarian Silver Linden, Lime Blossom, Lime Flower, Lime Tree, Linden Charcoal, Linden Dried Flower, Linden Dried Leaf, Linden Dried Sapwood, Linden Flower, Linden Leaf, Linden Sapwood, Linden Wood, Silver Lime, Silver linden, Tila, Tilia argentea, Tilia cordata, Tilia europaea, Tiliae flos, Tiliae folium, Tilia grandifolia, Tiliae lignum, Tilia parvifolia, Tilia platyphyllos, Tilia rubra, Tilia tomentosa, Tilia ulmifolia, Tilia vulgaris, Tilleul, Tilleul à Grandes Feuilles, Tilleul à Petites Feuilles, Tilleul d'Europe, Tilleul des Bois, Tilo.
A digestive enzyme that is found in many plants, animals, bacteria, and molds.
Also known as: Lipasa, Triacylglycerol lipase.
An element.
Also known as: Lithium Carbonate, Lithium Citrate, Lithium Orotate, Litio.
Liver Extract
A product that comes from animal liver.
Also known as: Aqueous Liver Extract, Desiccated Liver, Desiccated Pork Liver, Extracto de Hígado, Extrait de Foie, Hydrolyzed Liver Extract, Liquid Liver Extract, Liquid Liver Fractions, Liver, Liver Concentrate, Liver Factors, Liver Fraction II, Liver Fractions, Liver Hydrolysate, Liver Substance, Neonatal Liver Concentrate, Raw Liver.
A plant. The above ground pieces are used to make medicine.
Also known as: American Liverleaf, Anemone Acutiloba, Anémone à Lobes Aigus, Anemone Americana, Anémone d'Amérique, Anémone Hépatique, Hepatica nobilis var. Acuta, Hepatica Nobilis Var. Obtuse, Hepatici Noblis Herba, Hépatique à Lobes Aigus, Hépatique d'Amérique, Herb Trinity, Kidney Wort, Leberbluemchenkraut, Liverleaf, Liverweed, Liverwort-Leaf, Round-Leaved Hepatica, Round-Lobe Hepatica, Sharp-Lobe Hepatica, Trefoil.

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