Milk Thistle also known as Mary Thistle or Holy Thistle is a flowering herb related to the daisy and ragweed family. It is usually used for a natural treatment to maintain a healthy liver and help with problems such as cirrhosis, jaundice, hepatitis, and gallbladder disorders.
Some claim milk thistle may also:
Provide heart benefits by lowering cholesterol levels
Reduce growth of cancer cells in breast, cervical, and prostate cancers
How does Milk Thistle 450mg work...
Milk Thistle 450mg
Milk Thistle 450mg supports liver health by helping your liver regenerate itself. It stimulates the growth of liver cells and replaces the parts of the liver that are damaged.
The medicinal ingredient found in Milk Thistle 450mg Extract is called Silymarin, which is a standardized extract of Milk Thistle seeds that contains a mixture of flavonolignans consiting of Silybinin. Silymarin contains many compounds such as Silybin A and B, Isosilybin A and B, Silychristin and Silydlanin. Silybinin is the major active factor of Silymarin. All of these compounds make up Silymarin which is an antioxidant that protects against cell damage.
The standardized extract of Milk Thistle 450mg consist of 175mg of 80% Silymarin, as well as 275mg of Milk Thistle in herb powder form.