Milk Thistle Extract Powder
Milk thistle (Silybum marianum), a natural herb that has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties,is commonly used to detoxify the body, especially the liver. is regarded by herbalists as one of the primary liver tonic herbs.
A flowering plant that grows worldwide,its seeds have been used medicinally for thousands of years. The seeds contain Silymarin, a powerful antioxidant flavonoid complex, which can repair and regenerate damaged liver cells. It also inhibits fibrosis, making it valuable in prevention of cirrhosis.The use of milk thistle for treating chronic and acute liver ailments dates back almost 2000 years to the time of Pliny the Elder, who described it as“excellent for carrying off bile".
What is Silymarin?
Silymarin is the active extract ingredient that is believed to be responsible for Milk Thistle's benefits. Silymarin is comprised of the following flavonolignans listed below which are considered unique to the Milk Thistle plant:
● Silybinin (diastereoisomeric blend of Silybinin A and Silybinin B)
● Isosilibin (Isosilybin A and Isosilybin)
● Taxifolin (Quercetin conjugate known as Dihydroquercetin) .
Milk thistle can improve liver and gall bladder function, aid bile flow and protect the liver from free radical damage due to environmental toxins.
Helps prevent oxidation of fats in liver cells which can lead to inflammation of the liver. Studies have shown the ability to prevent liver fibrosis, by protecting the normal liver cell from turning into a fibrotic cell*.
Pollution, stress and excess dietary fats.
Milk thistle aids both digestive and reproductive function through improved detoxification and elimination. It counteracts the effects of overindulging in food and alcohol and supports the body’s response to foodintolerances. Hepatitis, chronic liver disease,gallbladder disease and jaundice are all indicationsfor milk thistle. It helps soften kidney stones andgallstones. Skin conditions related to poor liverfunction, such as psoriasis can be improved with milk thistle
Milk Thistle Benefits and Uses
Uses and benefits of Milk Thistle may include:
● Support healthy liver function
● Support cardiovascular health
● Support a healthy immune system and cellular function
● Support a healthy metabolism and promotes weight loss
● Support cognitive function