Ingredient: Milk Thistle Extract

DESCRIPTION: Silymarin (milk thistle) is an antioxidant plant extract that has been used to provide protection from liver damage since earliest recorded history.

The therapeutic efficacy of silymarin is based on several separate mechanisms of action. Silymarin alters the outer liver membrane cell structure in such a way that certain toxins, as demonstrated with the toxins of the Deathcap mushroom, cannot enter the cell. Silymarin also stimulates RNA polymerase A (also known as polymerase I), enhancing ribosome protein synthesis, resulting in activating the regenerative capacity of the liver through cell development. Silymarin has been shown to possess potent anti-cancer effects, and has been used clinically to treat toxic hepatitis, fatty liver, cirrhosis, ischemic injury, radiation toxicity, and viral hepatitis. Silymarin also works as an antioxidant by scavenging free radicals and inhibiting lipid peroxidation.

Numerous well-designed clinical trials have been conducted in Europe, primarily Germany, on the therapeutic efficacy of silymarin in the treatment of metabolic liver damage, chronic hepatitis, and bile duct inflammation, often induced by alcohol, drugs (psycopharmaceuticals), and chronic liver disease including certain forms of hepatitis. The hepatoprotective effects of silymarin have been demonstrated in accelerating normalization of impaired liver function. Silymarin, an extract from milk thistle (Silybum marianum), and its purified flavonolignans have been recently shown to inhibit hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, both in vitro and in vivo

Other names and spelling variations Milk Thistle Extract is known by:

Milk Thistle | Milk thistle extract | Silybinin | Silymarin | Silymarins |

Disease(s) Milk Thistle Extract has been shown to assist with:

Hepititis C | Liver Disease | Lymes | Mushroom poisoning | Obesity |

Conditions(s) Milk Thistle Extract has been claimed to assist with:

Alcoholism | Chronic hepatitis | Chronic liver disease | Fatty liver disease | Hep c | Hep c symptoms | Hepatic | Hepatic fibrosis | Hepatic function | Hepatitis | Hepatitis C | Hepititis C virus | Liver cancer | Liver cells | Liver cirrhosis | Liver disease | Liver disease symptoms | Liver diseases | Liver enzymes | Liver fibrosis | Liver function | Liver hepatitis | Lyme disease | Lyme disease symptoms | Lymes | Lymes disease | Mushroom poisoning | NAFLD | Neuropathy | Non alcoholic fatty liver disease | Non alcoholic liver disease | Obesity | Pheriperal neuropathy | Polyneuropathy | Signs of lyme disease | Symptoms of liver disease | Treatment of lyme disease | Viral hepatitis |

EAP product(s) with Milk Thistle Extract as an ingredient:

ThioGel - L |

Other terms associated by product:

Manufacturers (ThioGel - L) | Molecular (ThioGel - L) | Sources (ThioGel - L) | Blood levels (ThioGel - L) | Biological properties (ThioGel - L) | Liquid gels (ThioGel - L) | Naturopathic (ThioGel - L) | Softgels (ThioGel - L) | Free radicals (ThioGel - L) | Effective (ThioGel - L) |

Other terms associated by ingredient:

Regenerate gluathione | Pharmaceutical grade | Get | Intravenous | Premium | Purify | Manufacturers | Low dose naltrexone | 200 mg | Liqui gels |

List of other EAP products:

OmniFlex | ThioGel | ThioGel - L |


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