Silymarin / Milk Thistle
Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum) has been used for over 2,000 years to support healthy liver and gall bladder function. The active ingredient in Milk Thistle seed is Silymarin. Because Milk Thistle extracts are usually standardized to more than 50% Silymarin, Milk Thistle extracts sometimes have Silymarin as the primary name.
Silymarin is a group of closely-related flavonoids (silybin A, silybin B, isosilybin A, isosilybin B, silychristin, isosilychristin, silydianin). Silymarin has antioxidant properties, and helps to protect liver cells from damage by environmental toxins and support overall liver health. The liver is responsible for filtering your blood, secreting bile and neutralizing toxins
- Supports healthy liver function.
- Acts as strong antioxidant to help protect healthy cells from free radical damage.