I read different articles about milk thistle VS liv52 and they all complain about how bad milk thistle is in compared with liv52 ! Second question i cant find any local place to sell liv52 however i cant find milk thistle everywhere! That is from another company trying to push their products. This is from Web MD: Milk thistle (silymarin) is a flowering herb related to the daisy and ragweed family. Some people also call it Mary thistle and holy thistle. Find Out Now If You're at Risk for the 5 Biggest Health Concerns What Is Milk Thistle Used For? Milk thistle is sometimes used as a natural treatment for liver problems. These liver problems include cirrhosis, jaundice, hepatitis, and gallbladder disorders. Some claim milk thistle may also: Provide heart benefits by lowering cholesterol levels Help diabetes in people who have type 2 diabetes and cirrhosis Reduce growth of cancer cells in breast, cervical, and prostate cancers Does Milk Thistle Work? Silymarin is the main active ingredient in milk thistle. Susan Brassard writes about natural health-related topics, complementary and alternative medicine and issues relative to a holistic approach to the aging process. Following a career in business and finance, she obtained a Master of Arts in gerontology and several certifications in energy therapies. She is the author of a workbook and resource guide for older adults. View Full Profile A member of the daisy family and native to the Mediterranean, milk thistle is a thorny, flowering plant that has been used to treat liver disorders for more than 2,000 years. Yet only within the past 50 years have researchers isolated the plant's core ingredient, silymarin, a flavenoid with antioxidant properties that may also help the liver to repair itself through the regeneration of new cells. As of 2011, herbalists, homeopathic practitioners and the German Commission E recommend the use of milk thistle for liver disease. Although the efficacy of medicinal herbs is documented, since the 20th-century discovery of penicillin, conventional Western medicine tends towards the pharmaceutical medical model.
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