Milk thistle contains silymarin, a flavonoid that is responsible for the medical benefits of this plant. It has been known to help block harmful toxins from entering liver cells and may even promote healthier cells after they have been damaged.See All Products
Below we've broken down the main functions of our Milk Thistle and the benefits it can provide.
Milk thistle is a commonly used herbal remedy in Europe for liver health. Research shows that milk thistle may protect the liver against toxins including pharmaceutical drugs and alcohol.
An extract from milk thistle called silymarin has been found in studies to exhibit antioxidant effects in the body. It can scavenge free radicals in the gut, support the mitochondria, and help to decrease inflammatory responses.
Silymarin may support the body's detoxification process by assisting in the removal of toxins from the liver. It can also act as an antioxidant and help protect against oxidative damage.
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