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The ability of milk thistle to protect the liver continues to be validated in the published literature.
The optimum temperature required for germination of milk thistle seeds is between 28-29C (Heidari et al.
The most important characteristics of the Milk thistle that measured are: Proline content, oil yield, oil percentage, silybin and Silymarin percentage.
Effect of oral administration with burdock roots, and milk thistle seeds and forssk flowers on serum glucose level & HBa1C of diabetic rats
And of course, we cannot forget milk thistle as it is one of the most highly regarded herbs for its impact on overall liver function and regeneration.
Four small, placebo-controlled RCTs of fenugreek, milk thistle, and safflower oil found statistically and clinically significant reductions in HbA1c, but all these studies were of poor quality with unclear methods of randomization, threats to blinding, and a lack of baseline demographics.
Milk thistle has been eaten as a vegetable, used as a remedy for snake bite, the plague, melancholy, malaria, rabies and internal griping.
A Milk thistle has been used medicinally for more than 2,000 years, typically for liver problems such as cirrhosis and hepatitis, and gallbladder disorders.
Absorption and metabolism of milk thistle flavonolignans in humans.
This study evaluated the absorption and metabolism of milk thistle flavonolignans silychristin, silydi-anin, silybin and isosilybin isomers (all together known as silymarin) in humans.
If you also took milk thistle, which has a liver-protective action, you might be able to reduce the diarrhoea.
MILK THISTLE Milk thistle is a herbal medicine that's thought to boost liver function.