It cleanses the liver, flushing out accumulated fats. Bt doing so it lowers cholesterol, detoxifies the system and soon you'll notice more energy. Drink plenty of water to flush the toxins being released. Combine with Dandelion and Nettles for a complete detox of the kidneys, liver and spleen.
Silymarin, silibinin, and other flavonoids found in milk thistle may benefit in a number of conditions including alcoholic cirrhosis and tumors. Many compounds in milk thistle, for instance silibinin, have shown potent anti- prostate and anti-lung cancer activity. Milk thistle herbal supplements are mostly used for liver health.
Milk thistle is used most often for liver disorders, including liver damage caused by chemicals, Amanita phalloides mushroom poisoning, jaundice, chronic inflammatory liver disease, cirrhosis of the liver, and chronic hepatitis. Nevertheless, researchers have not yet concluded with certainty that milk thistle is effective for any of these uses.
Milk thistle is also used for loss of appetite, heartburn (dyspepsia), and gallbladder complaints.
Some people use milk thistle for diabetes, hangover, diseases of the spleen, prostate cancer, malaria, depression, uterine complaints, increasing breast milk flow, allergy symptoms, and starting menstrual flow.
Avoid in people with known allergy or sensitivity to milk thistle, its parts, or to members of its plant family (e.g. daisies, artichokes, common thistle, and kiwi)
Directions: 1 - 2 capsules per day after meals.