Milk Thistle (80% Silymarin) (Silybum marianum)
Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum) contains Silymarin and other flavonoid constituents. It has been traditionally used to assist nursing mothers in producing milk, and in treating liver disorders including jaundice. In modern times, milk thistle helps protect and regenerate liver cells. Eighty percent Silymarin milk thistle preparations have powerful antioxidant activity. The Silymarin increases glutathione from the liver and can help the body detoxify chemicals, hormones, and drugs. Silymarin has been shown in clinical and experimental studies in treating several types of liver disease including cirrhosis, hepatitis, chemical and alcohol induced fatty liver, it also prevents and treats gallstones. It has been used clinically to help individuals with psoriasis and diabetes. Health Concerns Milk Thistle 80, is the same standard used in European preparations.
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