Milk Thistle

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Milk Thistle capsules

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Description

Milk thistle is an herbal remedy derived from the milk thistle plant, also known as Silybum marianum.

This prickly plant has distinctive purple flowers and white veins, which traditional stories say were caused by a drop of the Virgin Mary’s milk falling onto its leaves.

Traditionally Milk Thistle has been used to treat liver and gallbladder disorders, promote breast milk production, prevent and treat cancer and even protect the liver from snake bites, alcohol and other environmental poisons.

Some benefits of consuming our Milk Thistle capsules on a daily basis include but not limited to:

 

  • Protects your Liver against toxins and damage thus improving liver function
  • Reduce liver inflammation
  • Prevent Age-related decline in Brain Function
  • Protect your bones by stimulating bone mineralization
  • Potentially protect against bone loss
  • Antioxidant effects may have anticancer effects
  • Boost breast milk production
  • Help to treat Acne caused by oxidative stress in the body
  • Complementary therapy to help manage type 2 diabetes

 

Recommended dose: Take 1 – 2 capsules on an empty stomach with luke-warm water. For more chronic liver treatment take 3 – 5 capsules throughout the day between meals.

Milk Thistle is generally safe in high doses and can be used for long periods, with only about 1% of people experiencing any side effects.

Side effects could include: Gut disturbances like diarrhea, nausea or bloating.

Some people are advised to be cautious when taking milk thistle. These include:

  • Pregnant women: There is no data on its safety in pregnant women, so they are usually advised to avoid this supplement.
  • Those allergic to the plant: Milk thistle may cause an allergic reaction in people who are allergic to the Asteraceae/Compositae family of plants.
  • People with diabetes: The blood sugar-lowering effects of milk thistle may put people with diabetes at risk of low blood sugar.
  • Those with certain conditions: Milk thistle can have estrogenic effects, which may worsen hormone-sensitive conditions, including some types of breast cancer.
 

 

– Remember – 

Most herbal supplements need to be taken for at least 2-4 weeks before health benefits can be experienced.
It is not a “quick fix”, but rather see it is an everyday supplement. To provide the best possible health benefits and results, this supplement should be taken regularly, even daily. Every person is different and reacts differently to natural herbs. But be assured, there are NO side effects, ONLY benefits. Be patient and enjoy the journey. Let the Healing begin!

 

Note: We use “00” size vegetable capsules. Powder weight may vary depending on fineness of powder and rate of compaction, usually between 450mg and 650mg per capsule. Capsules are Vegan, Halal, Kosher and Vegetarian friendly. No fillers or binders used. Non-GMO. We strive to obtain only organic herbs, spices and roots.

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30, 60, 90