Milk Thistle is a plant natively found in Europe. It is most commonly used for its potent antioxidant and antiinflammatory properties, especially with its role in supporting and protecting hepatic function.
The seeds are used in the standardization of this plant extract for its active compound, silymarin. Silymarin is in fact the name for a group of various polyphenolic flavonoids or flavonolignans found in milk thistle seeds. These include:
Silybin A and B make up the majority of silymarin, accounting for around 70% of all the flavonolignans found in milk thistle extract.
Silymarin is said to assist with repairing damaged hepatic cells, and it is most commonly used as a liver support supplement. Silymarin inhibits hepatic damage by the following mechanisms:
Additionally, milk thistle extract is used to assist with immune function, brain function, skin health and blood sugar regulation.
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Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take 500mg per day. Use an electronic scale for accurate measurements.
Warning: Do not use if under the age of 18 or if the safety seal is broken. Always consult with a medical practitioner prior to use of this or any dietary supplement. Discontinue immediately if any adverse effects occur and contact your healthcare practitioner. Supplements are not a substitute for a healthy, varied diet. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.