MILK THISTLE (Silybum marianum)
DESCRIPTION: Milk thistle is nutritional support for healthy, normal liver function. The active ingredient, silymarin, helps the liver regenerate normally, work better and produce more of the important antioxidant enzymes it uses to cleanse the blood, especially under stressful conditions.
POTENTIAL BENEFITS: Facilitates healthy, normal liver function. Promotes bile production used to break down fats.
POTENTIAL SIDE EFFECTS: Occasionally a mild laxative effect occurs.
PARTS USED: Seed, fruit and leaf.
GENERAL USAGE: May be used daily.
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