Viridian Milk Thistle Herb & Seed Capsules contain 172mg Milk Thistle herb powder with 175mg standardised Milk Thistle seed extract (80% silymarin) in a base of alfala, Spirulina and Bilberry These Kosher and vegan friendly capsules may help relieve the symptoms of an upset stomach or over-indulgence, such as Heartburn & Indigestion.
- 30 Capsules.
- Standardised extract in whole plant powder.
- Could help to cleanse the liver of harmful toxins.
- May relieve the symptoms of an upset stomach or over-indulgence.
Also available in a larger 90 capsule size:
What does Milk Thistle do?
Traditionally, Milk Thistle is known for being a natural detoxifier that could provide Liver Support by filtering harmful toxins, such as alcohol, from the bodyâ€™s vital organ. Other uses of Milk Thistle relate to the treatment of jaundice and gallbladder disorders, as well as lowering harmful levels of Cholesterol.
What is Milk Thistle?
Milk Thistle is an herbal remedy sourced from from the Milk Thistle plant (Silybum marianum); a common weed with distinctive purple flowers and white veins. With over 300 medical studies into it's use & benefits, Milk Thistle is one of the most extensively studied herbs in the natural market today.
What does Milk Thistle do for the body?
The active principle of Milk Thistle is a group of plant compounds collectively known as Silymarin. Milk Thistle has a high amounts of silymarin, which are thought to posses potent antioxidant, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. This makes Milk Thistle a popular herbal remedy for the treatment of liver problems, high chloesterol, and allergic asthma symptoms.
What does Milk Thistle do for the liver?
Studies suggest that the aforementioned active ingredient in Milk Thistle (silymarin) creates a detoxifying effect upon the liver and may even encourage the regeneration of new liver cells too!
Is Milk Thistle good for type 2 diabetes?
A recent meta-analysis performed at the Isfahan University of Medical Sciences in Iran, suggested that a simple herbal supplement may offer extra support to Type 2 diabetics. A total of seven trials with a total of 370 participants were carried out to establish the potential effects of silymarin supplementation on the metabolic status of T2D patients for a period of 45 days to 1 year.
After pooling the evidence, it was found that silymarin supplementation may have significantly reduced fasting blood sugar levels and insulin compared to placebo, as well as improved the metabolic status, due to its anti-inflammatory, anti-hyperglycaemic and anti-oxidative compounds. Although further research is necessary to establish consistent analytical methods and the optimal dose, this study concluded that silymarin may improve health markers and metabolic status in diabetic patients.
As a food supplement, take one Viridian Milk Thistle Herb & Seed Capsule daily with food, or as directed by your healthcare professional.
- Keep out of the reach of young children.
- Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.
- Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.
Standardised Milk Thistle seed extract (80% silymarin) 175mg, Milk Thistle herb powder 172mg, in a base of alfalfa, spirulina and bilberry.
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