Benefits of Milk Thistle

Milk Thistle is a natural remedy which has been used for over 2000 years, it is mainly recognized for its detoxifying properties. 

The use of milk thistle has increased in and become very popular over the years, while more research still needs to be conducted to identify the full benefits of milk thistle. The popular herb is still full of benefits the reason for its growing use across the world.


Liver & body cleanse (detox)

Research has shown how milk thistle can help protect the liver and cleanse the body. Milk thistle has an active ingredient called (Silymarin), this helps protect the liver from toxins which pass through when we eat foods, drink particular beverages, air pollution and skin. Milk thistle properties also include antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, this helps regenerate new liver cells and prevents toxins entering the liver and flushed out. 


Aids digestion

Your digestive system is key to your health, everything you eat and drink goes through it. It is important every organ is functioning well and sync with each other. Our digestive system can be overloaded with work and at times struggle to keep it running as it should. By repairing liver cells, preventing toxins building up, reduce inflammation in the liver  and effective bile production can help improve the digestive system health. Milk thistle is known to help improve the overall health of digestive system, it can also help with irritable bowel syndrome and constipation. 


Promotes gallbladder health & prevent gallstones

Gallbladder is what stores the bile produced by the liver  which helps digest fats. The University of Maryland Medical Center suggests the use of milk thistle for gallbladder detoxification.

Milk thistle helps keeps the gallbladder detoxed and healthy, this prevents gallstones from occurring. Gallstones are produced when the bile hardens which leaves a unpleasant feeling.   


Anti-aging effects

As milk thistle contains antioxidant properties it removes toxins from the body, milk thistle has protective properties of the skin which can help with the signs of visible aging.