Milk Thistle is primarily used for various liver disorders, such as cirrhosis. It helps protect the liver from toxins and pollutants by helping to prevent free radical damage while stimulating the production of new liver cells.
Milk thistle is a remarkable herb and is said to have no pharmaceutical equivalent.
Taking this herb helps to remove testosterone by-products that cause acne. Therefore, a clearer complexion may be the result of a healthy toxic free liver.
Milk thistle helps to soothe inflamed and irritated intestinal membranes, helps protect the intestinal lining and alleviates the constipation of irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn’s disease.
Proteins are synthesized in the liver more accurately when using milk thistle which may help regulate the digestion of fats. This process alone may be helpful in the prevention of heart problems, stroke, as well as the formation of gallstones, and promoting normal cholesterol levels.
Milk thistle is thought to reduce cholesterol by preventing it from being reabsorbed into the body after it has been mixed with bile, and may even prevent cholesterol from becoming plaque on artery walls. For thousands of years, milk thistle has been used to promote lactation and increase the production of breast milk in nursing mothers.
Milk thistle is believed to help detoxify the liver and gallbladder of poisonous toxins and may counteract the effects of nicotine, carbon monoxide, alcohol, dry cleaning fluids, cadmium, snakebite, and mushroom poisoning.