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Ingredient Glossary: N

N-Acetyl Cysteine
Comes from the amino acid L-cysteine.
Also known as: Acetyl Cysteine, Acetylcysteine, Cysteine, Cysteine Hydrochloride, Cystine, L-Cysteine, L-Cysteine HCl, NAC, N-Acetil Cisteína, N-Acetyl-B-Cysteine, N-Acétyl Cystéine, N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine, N-Acetylcysteine.
N-acetyl Glucosamine
A chemical that comes from the outer shells of shellfish.
Also known as: 2-acetamido-2-deoxyglucose, Acetylglucosamine, Glucosamine, Glucosamine-6-phosphate, Glucosamine N-Acetyl, N-Acetil Glucosamina, N-Acétylglucosamine, N-Acetyl D-Glucosamine, NAG, N-A-G, Poly-NAG.
A chemical called "nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide" which occurs naturally in the body.
Also known as: B-DPNH, BNADH, Coenzyme 1, Enada, NAD, Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide Hydrate, Reduced DPN, Reduced Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide.
A plant. The above ground pieces are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Grande Capucine, Indian Cress, Tropaeolum majus.
An enzyme that is found in some fermented soy foods.
Also known as: BSP, Natto Extract, Nattokinasa, NK, Fermented Soybeans, Soy Natto, Subtilisin NAT.
Atree. The bark, leaves, and seeds are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Antelaea azadirachta, Arishta, Arishtha, Azadirachta indica, Bead Tree, Holy Tree, Indian Lilac, Indian Neem, Margosa, Margosa Tree, Melia azadirachta, Neem Oil, Neem Tree, Melia azadirachta, Nim, Nimb, Nimba, Persian Lilac, Pride of China.
Nerve Root
A plant. The root and rhizome (underground stem)are used for medicine.
Also known as: American Valerian, Bleeding Heart, Cypripedium calceolus, Cypripedium parviflorum, Cypripedium pubescens, Lady's Slipper, Moccasin Flower, Monkey Flower, Noah's Ark, Sabot de la Vierge, Shoe, Slipper Root, Venus' Shoe, Yellows.
New Jersey Tea
A plant. The root, root bark, and leafare used to make medicine.
Also known as: Ceanothus americanus, Jersey Tea, Mountain-Sweet, Redroot, Red Root, Thé du New Jersey, Walpole Tea, Wild Snowball.
New Zealand Green-Lipped Mussel
A shellfish.
Also known as: GLM, Green Lipped Mussel, Green Shell Mussel, Mejillón Verde de Nueva Zealandia, Moule aux Lèvres Verte de Nouvelle-Zélande, Mussel Extract, New Zealand Green Lipped Sea Mussel, New Zealand Green Mollusk, NZGLM, Perna canaliculus, Seatone.
Niauli Oil
The oil from the leaves of the Melaleuca viridiflora plant.
Also known as: Caje Oil, Huile Niauli, Melaleuca viridiflora, Niauli Aetheroleum.
A mineral.
Also known as: Atomic number 28, Ni, Nickel Chloride, Nickel Sulfate, Nickelous Sulfate, Níquel, Trace Element.
Nikko Maple
A tree. The bark is used to make medicine.
Also known as: Acer nikoense, Megusurinoki.
Northern Prickly Ash
A plant. The bark and berry are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Angelica Tree, Frêne Épineux du Nord, Fresno Espinoso Americano, Pepper Wood, Prickly Ash, Toothache Bark, Xanthoxylum, Yellow Wood, Zanthoxylum, Zanthoxylum americanum.
Nutmeg And Mace
Plant products.
Also known as: Jaatipatree, Jaiphal, Jatikosha, Jatipatra, Jatipatri, Jatiphal, Jatiphala, Jatiphalam, Javitri, Jayapatri, Macis, Muscade et le Macis, Muscadier, Muskatbuam, Muskatnuss, Myristica, Myristicae Aril, Myristica Fragrans, Myristica Officinalis, Myristicae Semen, Noix Muscade, Nuez Moscada, Nuez Moscada y Macis, Nux Moschata, Ron Dau Kou.
Nux Vomica
A plant. The seed is used to make medicine.
Also known as: Brechnusssamen, Kuchla, Kupilu, Nuez Vomica, Nux Vom, Poison Nut, Quaker Buttons, Shudha Kupilu, Strychni Semen, Strychnos Seed, Strychnos nux-vomica, Vishamushti.

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