Milk Thistle seed's unique group of flavonoids called "silymarins" help preserve normal metabolic activity of the liver and support its regenerative processes. Milk Thistle is particularly helpful to the body in combating the harmful effects of pollution.
The herbal supplement contains standardized Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum) extract powder from the highest grade whole seeds.
The Ultimate Extract process makes our Milk Thistle easier to digest and more available than plain herb powder, creating a premium Milk Thistle supplement.
Pregnant or lactating women should consult their healthcare professional before using this product.
The active ingredient in milk thistle, silymarin, acts as an antioxidant by reducing free radical production. Scientists think this creates a detoxifying effect, which is why milk thistle may be beneficial for liver problems.
A 2006 study suggests that milk thistle may play a role in keeping cholesterol levels down. It found that cholesterol levels were lower in people taking milk thistle to treat diabetes than those taking a placebo.