WHAT IS MILK THISTLE?
Milk thistle is a flowering plant that comes from the same family of plants as the daisy. It grows in Mediterranean countries and is used to make natural remedies. It also known as Mary thistle or holy thistle. It's sometimes called silymarin, which is one of the main components of the plant's seeds.
Silymarin, its active component, is actually a group of compounds (silibinin, silidianin and silicristin), which work together to provide multiple health benefits.
- Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties
The active ingredient in milk thistle, silymarin, acts as an antioxidant by reducing free radical production.
- Improve Brain Health
adequate intake of DHA is associated with a reduced risk of age-related cognitive decline and the development of Alzheimer's disease, DHA, one of the omega-3 fats found in salmon oil, plays a role in the repair and development of neural cells
- Promotes Healthy Skin
Milk thistle helped to improve inflammatory skin conditions.
Boosts the Immune System
Milk thistle may help strengthen a person's immune response and help them fight off infection.
It may play an important role in keeping cholesterol levels down.
Supports Weight Loss
Milk Thistle may be beneficial for those looking to lose weight.