The liver is a vital organ involved in metabolism, storage, secretion, detoxification, and protection. Being the central organ of metabolism, the liver is always subjected to damages of various kinds. Liver stimulants and protectants are usually supplemented to support the liver in detoxification and to improve the structural and functional integrity of the liver.
Benefits of humates as organic substance and supplement have been known long ago. More recently use of humates as a feed supplement was sparking increasing interest in the agricultural community and among scientists in early 2010, reports the University of Arizona Department of Animal Sciences, which had launched a study on the subject. Recently, it is also found that humates can improve the performance of game fowl.