Milk Thistle, 60 ct.
Actions, properties: Milk Thistle is the most effective hepatic protective and hepatic tonic known.
Hepatic, cholagogue, hepatic antioxidant, anticholesterol, alterative; antidepressant; galactagogue; nutritive; antiviral; increases T-cell production, interferon inducent
Indications: hepatitis, jaundice, cirrhosis, fatty liver, high cholesterol, constipation, obesity, chronic skin problems, Tylenol poisoning, exposure to any and all toxins, mushroom poisoning, cancer treatments, statin drug use; congestion of spleen, kidneys, pelvis; nursing mothers; allergies
Contraindications: bile duct obstruction; potential side effect may include mildly softened stool
Methods of preparation and dosage:
Because some of the main medicinal constituents are not water soluble, take Milk Thistle in powder or capsule form for best results. Avoid alcohol extracts with liver impairment or disease, or with alcoholism.
caps: 1 – 2 caps 1 – 3x daily
Combines well with: for all liver-related issues, combine with: Dandelion root, Burdock root, Oregon Grape root, Reishi, Turmeric, Schizandra
For cholesterol, combine with Guggul resin, Triphala-Guggulu, Fenugreek