Milk Thistle: Natural support for healthy liver function within a normal range
• Supports healthy liver function within a normal range
• Natural, herbal supplement
What is Milk Thistle?
Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum), a member of the sunflower family, has been used by herbalists for more than 2,000 years. The herb is a tall, stocky, plant that grows fruit, and is native to the Mediterranean. It is among the most ancient of known herbal supplements for supporting healthy liver function (within a normal range).
The fruit of the plant contains flavonolignands. These are responsible for the benefits of milk thistle.
How much should be taken? Are there any side effects?
Side effects resulting from overdose can include: nausea, stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhea and headaches. To avoid these complications it is recommended that label directions be followed at all times.
• If you have a liver disorder or are pregnant or lactating consult your health care practitioner prior to using Milk Thistle.
• In clinical trials, milk thistle generally has few side effects. Occasionally, people report a laxative effect, upset stomach, diarrhea, and bloating.