A high-potency standardised Milk Thistle liver tonic including Dandelion Globe Artichoke and Astragalus herbs traditionally used in the management of digestive disorders.
Each capsule is standardised to provide 350mg of Silybin a source of Silymarin flavones which also act as powerful antioxidants.
Each capsule provides
Standardised herbal extract equiv. dry
Silybum marianum (Milk thistle) fruit 35g
Equiv. Silymarin 270mg
Herbal extract equiv. fresh
Cynara scolymus (Globe artichoke) leaf 6g
Herbal extract equiv. dry
Peumus boldus (Boldo) leaf 400mg
Molybdenum (as trioxide) 50µg
ADULTS ONLY: Take one capsule daily with a full glass of water as a liver tonic or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Precautions / Contra-indications
Possible interaction with other cholagogues or cholerectics.
Patients receiving prescribed medications should advise their doctor they are taking this product.
Mode of Action
Milk Thistle has potent liver-protective activity due to its silymarin content more commonly known as silybin. The protective effects are related principally to its antioxidant effects that are many times more potent than Vitamin E;
Preventing the depletion of glutathione induced by alcohol and other toxins.
Silybin also inhibits the enzyme lipoxygenase responsible for the production and subsequent damage caused by leukotrienes.
Silybin may also have beneficial effects in managing some skin conditions including psoriasis where these are related to leukotriene production.
Dandelion Root has beneficial effects on the liver by stimulating bile production while the leaf can help the kidney clear waste and other toxins.
Artichoke Leaves have a long history in the management of liver problems. Its active ingredients include cynarin and have shown protective and regenerating effects on the liver. Artichoke also has cholerectic effects transporting bile to the gall bladder.
Astragalus assists the immune system while Peumus (Boldo) acts as a cholagogue and choleretic.
Taurine plays an important role in maintaining the composition of bile and the solubility of cholesterol and also has antioxidant activity and other actions.
To help maintain liver function.
The herbs used in this formula have a long history of use in helping to protect the liver from toxic injury including the harmful effects of some toxins and free radical damage.