Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) has been used for over 2,000 years as an herbal remedy for an assortment of ailments. Silymarin found in Milk Thistle has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Our Capsules contain 250 mg of 4:1 extract that is equivalent to 1000 mg per serving! Milk thistle is an edible herbaceous plant native to the warm, dry areas in southern Europe, Northern Africa and countries surrounding the Mediterranean. Milk thistle has been used to treat liver problems for over 2,000 years, and has become very popular in the nutraceutical market as a liver tonic. The liver detoxifies the blood and performs thousands of other vital functions. Silymarin contains active phyto chemicals called (silybinin, isosilybinin, silychristin, and silydianin, etc) that are derived mainly from the seeds. The Silymarin found in milk thistle is known to protect the liver by strengthening the outer membranes of liver cells, which prevents toxins from entering the cells. Silymarin also stimulates protein synthesis in liver cells, which helps to regenerate and repair the liver. Milk Thistle’s silymarin compounds are also strong antioxidants, and have been shown to reduce damage to liver cells caused by repeated use of some prescription drugs. Milk Thistle is a well respected as a therapeutic agent. Many health care practitioners around the world use Milk Thistle to support treatment of a variety of problems. Many of these health problems are associated with liver health. *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Our Milk Thistle contains 250 Mg of Milk Thistle Seed (Silybum marianum) Extract which is equivalent to 1000 Mg of the whole herb.; Our milk thistle extract supports liver health and function*; The Silymarin found in milk thistle is known to protect the liver by strengthening the outer membranes of liver cells, which prevents toxins from entering the cells.*; Silymarin also stimulates protein synthesis in liver cells, which helps to regenerate and repair the liver.*; Milk Thistleâs silymarin compounds are also strong antioxidants good for reducing free radicals.