Milk Thistle Extract For Your Liver
Milk thistle extract comes from the seeds of the milk thistle flower (silybum marianum) which is part of the daisy family. The extract contains silymarin one of the active ingredients of the flower that contains many benefits.
The extract from milk thistle has been known for a long time as a liver tonic and used for liver cleansing. It has a protective effect on the liver, improves it’s function & helps regenerate new liver cells. The health benefits of milk thistle includes improved liver function which can improve skin, cholesterol, it can even help with a hangover when you’ve had one too many drinks the night before. It acts as a liver decongestant that stimulates the flow of bile through the liver and gallbladder. This improves digestion and helps prevent the formation of gallstones and bile-induced liver damage. Milk thistle is also used by breast-feeding mothers to help them lactate.
Milk thistle can help protect, restore, and maintain healthy liver function if your diet is high in processed foods, you are regularly exposed to toxic substances, have a family history of liver disease, or over-indulge in alcohol. So stock up with this amazing herb in your pantry and take it daily to get its amazing benefits. It’s available in standard capsules, liquid extract, tincture, & milk thistle tea.
Milk thistle is safe to use long term. Side effects are a result of the
body cleansing itself
. Side effects include upset stomach, nausea, diarrhea, head ache & skin rash.
Milk Thistle is used to treat:
Chronic hepatitis (liver inflammation)
Toxin-induced liver damage (including the prevention of severe liver damage from Amanita phalloides (death cap) mushroom poisoning). When taken within 24 hours it prevented permanent liver damage
Used as a post (oral steroid) cycle therapy for body builders
Lowering cholesterol levels
Reducing insulin resistance in people with type 2 diabetes
Reducing the growth of cancer cells in breast, cervical, and prostate cancers
Active ingredients in products that reduce the effects of a hangover
Used to help people withdraw from opiates
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