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Standardized 80% silymarin (SILYBUM MARIANUM)

Standardized 80% silymarin (SILYBUM MARIANUM)

Orally, the fruit and seed of Milk Thistle are used as:

A Liver Protectant
Treating toxic liver damage caused by alcohol and chemicals
Supportive therapy for chronic inflammatory liver disease
Hepatic Cirrhosis
Bile Duct Inflammation
Chronic Hepatitis
Gall Bladder complaints
Diseases of the Spleen
Supportive treatment for liver damage caused by Amanita Phalloides mushroom poisoning

Milk Thistle consists of four Flavanolignans: Silybin, Isosilybinin, Silichristin and Silidianin.

These constituents exhibit liver-protective and antioxidant effects.

The theraputic activity of Silymarin is based on two actions:

The first is an alteration of the outer cell membrane that Prevents Toxic Penetration.
The second involves stimulation of polymerases which result in Liver Regeneration.

Caution: Milk Thistle can cause an allergic reaction in individuals sensitive to the Asteraceae Compositae family IE: Ragweed, Chrysanthemums, Marigolds, Daisys and other herbs.