Milk Thistle 50,000mg x 60 Vegetarian Capsules

Milk Thistle 50,000mg x 60 Vegetarian Capsules

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Supports Liver Function

Vegetarian Capsules

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Milk Thistle is a high strength herb that supports liver health and digestive function. The liver is the largest internal organ in the body involved in detoxification, production of biochemicals necessary for digestion and maintaining good internal health.




Adults: Take 1 to 3 capsules daily, or as professionally recommended. Drink 6-8 glasses of water daily to maintain normal liver detoxifying process.





Each capsule contains:
Milk Thistle 50,000mg
(Standardised to contain 570mg silymarin)

Equivalent to Silybum marianum seed 35,000mg

Encapsulating aids. Herbal extract used.
No added yeast, starch or gluten.




What is Milk Thistle?

Milk Thistle is sometimes considered a weed, however in Herbal Medicine it is seen as one of the primary liver tonic herbs available. It has a history of use that appears to date back 2,000 years for conditions that affect the liver and biliary systems.

Milk thistle is used as a general digestive tonic and hepatoprotective medicine. Animal studies have shown that silymarin of milk thistle exerts a liver protective effect against toxins. Milk thistle prevents toxins from entering the liver cells and stimulates the formation of new liver cells. Many studies have shown that milk thistle improved the condition of a liver with alcoholic liver disease. Milk thistle is also used to treat viral hepatitis and jaundice.


Common Names: Milk thistle, Mary thistle, Holy thistle. Milk thistle is sometimes called silymarin, which is actually a mixture of the herb's active components, including silybinin (also called silibinin or silybin).






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