Milk Thistle

     Milk Thistle is a plant that grows in many places around the world. . It has a important role. Milk thistle has the ability to protect liver cells from toxic chemicals. This is because milk thistle contains the compound, Silymarin (an antioxidant). Milk thistle may be able to help your particular liver issues.

     Silymarin acts to remove free-radicals in the liver which are caused by alcohol, or toxic chemicals such as chemotherapy agents. Silymarin also has anti-inflammatory effects. Milk thistle can bring appetite back and may reduce nausea. It can also help strengthen one’s liver function by increasing liver enzyme numbers.

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