Silymarin is a milk thistle extract that is designed to nutritionally support liver function. Silymarin also provides antioxidant protection and stimulates protein synthesis on a cellular level.*
- Supports liver function*
- Possesses antioxidant activity*
- Made with hypoallergenic, vegan ingredients
Silymarin is a milk thistle extract that nutritionally supports liver function. This highly active botanical protects the liver from free radical damage, supports glutathione concentrations and promotes superoxide dismutase activity. Milk thistle extract also stimulates protein synthesis in hepatic cells.
Take 1–4 capsules per day, in divided doses, between meals.
Serving Size: One Vegetable Capsule
Amount Per Serving
Milk Thistle Extract ... 250mg
(standardized to contain 80% silymarin)
Other Ingredients: vegetarian capsule (cellulose, water)
Some studies have reported that milk thistle can affect the way that the liver breaks down medications metabolized by the cytochrome P450 system, altering the effects of these medications and possibly the dose needed for treatment. Consult your physician for more information.
If pregnant or lactating, consult your physician before taking this product. Silymarin has been associated with GI discomfort in some individuals, including cramping, flatus, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or dyspepsia. There is one report of an individual who experienced intermittent episodes of sweating, nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea and weakness requiring hospitalization. Milk thistle should be avoided by individuals with allergies to members of the aster (Compositea/Asteraceae) family. Consult your physician for more information.