• Herbal Milk Thistle Extract Medicinal Effects for Human Body
  • Milk thistle extract acts in a similar fashion to detoxify other synthetic chemicals that find their way into our bodies, from acetaminophen and alcohol to heavy metals and radiation.

    The active ingredient, or liver-protecting compound in Milk thistle extract is known as silymarin. This substance, which actually consists of a group of compounds called flavonolignands, helps repair liver cells damaged by alcohol and other toxic substances by stimulating protein synthesis. By changing the outside layer of liver cells, it also prevents certain toxins from getting inside. Silymarin also seems to encourage liver cell growth. It can reduce inflammation (important for people with liver inflammation or hepatitis), and has potent antioxidant effects. Antioxidants are thought to protect body cells from damage caused by a chemical process called oxidation. Our Milk thistle extract is not standardized to an exact amount (as it is made from pure dried natural herbs. Milk thistle extract naturally contains about 70 - 80% Silymarin (and many other constituents thought to work in harmony).

    This herb benefits adrenal disorders and inflammatory bowel syndrome, and is used to treat psoriasis (increases bile flow).

    Milk thistle extract powder
    Milk Thistle Extract Powder

    Milk thistle extract has some estrogen-like effects that may stimulate the flow of breast milk in women who are breast-feeding infants. It may also be used to start late menstrual periods. Milk thistle extract's estrogen-like effect may also have some usefulness for men with prostate cancer.

    In animal studies and one small study in humans, Milk thistle extract produced modest reductions in total cholesterol. However, these results have not been demonstrated in larger human studies.

    This herb is a must for cleansing and for anyone with any sort of liver dysfunction or exposure to toxins.

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