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100% Pure Defatted Desiccated Beef Liver

100% Pure Defatted Desiccated Beef Liver

Item: SW1198

  • Pure & natural desiccated liver

  • Argentinean beef raised on the pristine pampas

  • 500 mg per capsule

500 mg 120 Caps
Caps Size: 00

Retail $6.99
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  • Pure & natural desiccated liver

  • Argentinean beef raised on the pristine pampas

  • 500 mg per capsule

Back in the 1960s and '70s when the natural health movement was just developing, desiccated liver supplements rose to a prominence never before seen in the industry. We couldn't even keep it on the shelves! But, times changed and new innovations eventually drove this wonderful all-natural supplement to the back shelves. Now, desiccated liver is making a comeback, thanks to the many Americans who are choosing pure whole foods and whole-food supplements over laboratory-created nutrition. Our 100% Pure Defatted Desiccated Beef Liver is just what you're looking for--pure and natural, from Argentinean beef raised on the ecologically friendly pristine Argentinean pampas.

Terms and Ingredient Definitions

Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 Capsule

  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Vitamin B-12 (from desiccated liver powder) 1 mcg 17%†
Desiccated Beef Liver Powder (defatted) 500 mg *

*Daily Value not established.

†Typical Analysis (nutrient is naturally occurring).

Other ingredients: Rice flour, gelatin, may contain one or both of the following: magnesium stearate, silica.

Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take one capsule per day with a meal.

WARNING: Do not take this product if you are pregnant or nursing.

Relative Size

Printable Size Guide

Shipping Weight

.30 lbs

Swanson Premium 100% Pure Defatted Desiccated Beef Liver Reviews

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 34 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Works Great smells terrible After the information about 100% Pure Defatted Desiccated Beef Liver, I bought w/o hesitation. When it got here, I opened it and was met with the smell of when I seed my lawn. It smells like manure. I held my nose and took like a good boy. It works like it was promised but phew!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:+) September 8, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love this Liver Didn't think I'd ever say that but it's true. Great way to ingest liver and get those iron benefits too. February 17, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Beef Liver I can't eat liver, so these supps. are Great !!! An occasional burp brings up the taste of Beef Jerky. I love Beef Jerky !!! July 3, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Better Than Eating Liver I take this product to ensure I have enough iron in a natural form that the body won't store up. It's when this happens. This product also provides a natural source of B vitamins. June 28, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Swanson's Desiccated Beef Liver Great if you want to up your Iron levels, or if your trying a glandular therapy. This is also perfect for people that want all the benefits of Liver and all the other organ meats, but don't want to eat them! Great price too!!! November 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by I have more energy This product really helps my energy level. I take two at each meal and will continue to do so because I feel better and more energetic. Swanson's prices are very reasonable compared to other sources online and health food stores. February 6, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Tried this based on reviews for protein I know that I need protein in my system and thought this would be an easy way of getting it rather than mixing up a protein shake.. from other reviews.I just do not know how much protein I am actually getting from these capsules, but it is an easy alternative from shakes all of the time. December 15, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by 100% Pure Defatted Desiccated Beef Liver this is easily one of the most effective supplements for its cost, full of extra protein and amino acids. i personally take 4 with 4 meals and 4 post workout for 20 a day. great product for a good price August 20, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by It works.. I noticed a slight increase in my iron levels. Not sure what else to rate this product on, but I take it mostly for the B12. August 14, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by DOUBLE D I like that this high-quality Argentine Beef Liver is both DESICCATED (low-heat-dried) and DEFATTED. I take 4 to 6 capsules daily as part of my blood-building program. However, I wish Swanson carried it in the powder form, so I could just stir a tsp into some yogurt. Swanson does carry a desiccated liver powder under another brand, but it is not defatted. Why would one want the fat from liver? Essential Fatty Acids from things like Flaxseed Oil, Krill, Calamari, Hemp Seeds, and the like. . . . yes, definitely; however, I prefer to take a defatted liver product, which this is. I already swallow a whole big bunch of capsules every day, so sometimes if I have time, I'll just pull apart the capsules and dump out the powder into a little plain Greek Yogurt. I really would prefer it, though, if Swanson sold Desiccated and Defatted Argentine Liver in pure powder form in an 8 or 16 ounce jar. Oh well. Thank goodness for this product. It's good. June 11, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by traditional bodybuilding suppliment REcommended by Vince Gironda. Larry Scott was a big user. Excellent price! May 16, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by 100% Pure Defatted Desiccated Beef Liver It made me feel to aggressive.I will return. April 22, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Nutritious I love these capsules. I swallow about 20 of them every day. Great way to include liver in your diet without the horrible taste. April 2, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dessicated Liver Tabs Dessicated liver is great for raising iron levels if you need to supplement, and since it's a natural food source, is isn't toxic to the body like iron supplements are. March 16, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dessicated Liver Tabs If you need to supplement with iron, these are a fantastic healthy option. They normally raise iron levels very nicely (and naturally!) without any need for actual iron supplements, which are normally slightly toxic and pretty hard for the body to deal with. So glad that Swanson offers this product. March 12, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Natural Energy Source A great product at a great price. A natural source of amino acids, iron a nd B vitamins. Great before a tough workout. Also, handy as a high protein snack through out the day. March 1, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Quick stuff :) Just received my package yesterday took one when I got home from work before my daily walk few minutes later I felt a energy boost was kinda shocked then this morning just full of energy will continue to take this its great for me ;) and I like the price September 25, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Old School Great Product. I have taken elemental iron for years. 'tried numerous iron supplements. I get the same effects from two 500mg liver caps. The Heme Iron from the dessicated liver is a body preferred form of iron. September 23, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by beef liver supplement did some research with orher sites on pricing and qualities and Swanson was the best overall , recieved my order very quick am 100% satisfied April 16, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great product Desiccated liver contain all the nutrients and enzymes of the original source without the high levels of fat. Desiccated liver contains very high concentrations of protein, amino acids and iron. I am 49 years old and do weight lifting 4 days a week. I use 4 capsules 3 times a day. It works!! April 12, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Very Good I take it as food supplement since I do not often get it otherwise. It assimilates well. April 12, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Good product Beef liver has been recommended a long time ago as a good source of minerals and vitamins, and I like the fact that this comes from a source that is a cleaner environment. I am pleased with the results and it seems to work for me. December 29, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best supplement When I was in my 20's desiccated liver is what we took before we lifted. It made me strong then, and it makes me strong now; almost 60. If I could only take one supplement this would be it. August 5, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Energizing and grounding Feels strengthening, grounding, and nourishing. May 14, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by energy booster I often get a bad nite's sleep and consequently feel like a zombie the next day. By that I mean low energy and no ambition. I bought the liver capsules for something else but was very pleasantly surprised to find that just 1 or 2 liver tablets per day rectified the problems above. Even with a terrible nite my energy level and mood are much better than they have been in years. One caution, I do believe the liver capsules contain some vitamin A...and could be a problem for those with an excess. August 3, 2010
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