Liver Protection and Regeneration!
Milk thistle has already being used since GrecoRoman years, especially for the support of the liver and blood detoxification. Since about 1890, pharmacies in the US were providing the extract for the treatment of congestion of the digestive organs with fatty infiltration. The German Pharmaceutics recognizes the seeds and titrated extracts of thistle as a therapeutic measure for digestive disorders and lesions of poisons and toxins.
In modern herbal medicine, the thistle is the main remedy which is being used to shield the liver from infections, alcohol consumption or chemotherapy. It can help to limit the damage on the liver and also promotes the regeneration of cells. It is also used in the treatment of hepatitis, jaundice, and liver cirrhosis. It is prescribed for all the gallbladder issues. Additionally, it can help the prevention or treatment of gallstones, as it has the ability to increase the solubility of bile. It is an antidote to poisoning by fungi of the Amanita genus and other environmental toxins. It is being used as a brain tonic and memory enchancer, for soothing catarrh in the nose, for treating pleurisy, and psoriasis. Recently, were discovered its anticancer, neuroprotective and cardioprotective properties, which are caused due to the cholesterol reduction.