The Human Liver is a remarkable organ but we shouldn’t take it for granted. Unfortunately the liver is the body’s dumping ground for toxins, and despite its extraordinary regenerative qualities, we put the liver under a lot of pressure nowadays
What is Milk Thistle and what does it do?
Milk thistle is also known as Marian Thistle, St. Mary's Thistle and Our Lady's Thistle. It is a tall herb with prickly leaves and a milky sap and belongs to the sunflower family. The proper function of the liver is fundamental to our health in general
What are the benefits of Milk Thistle?
- Milk Thistle can help regulate cholesterol
- Milk Thistle possesses Antioxidant properties (due to the Silymarin and Silbyin content)
- Milk Thistle has a protective effect to the Liver and helps prevent toxic build up
- Suitable for vegetarians and vegans
A few words about so-called healthy spreads. Avoid them like the plague! Trans-fats and hydrogenated fats are bad for the liver and bad for our health generally