DetailsMilk thistle has been used for stomach and appetite complaints, liver problems, gallbladder problems, and as an antidote to death cap (Amanita) mushroom poisoning. Milk thistle gets its name from the milky white fluid that comes from the plant's leaves when they are crushed.It is native to southern Europe, southern Russia, Asia Minor, and North Africa, and has also been naturalized to North and South America.
*Daily value not established.Other Ingredients: Vegetarian Capsule.Directions: Take1 capsule along with the meal or directed by the physicianWarnings : KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.Kindly consult your physician prior to use if you are pregnant or nursing, orif you have any medical condition or are taking any medication or otherdietarysupplements. Not intended for children.Do not use if outer bottle seal is missing, torn, or damaged in any way.Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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1) How do I know if I need to take Milk Thistle?
The liver is one of the largest organs in our body, second only to the skin, and responsible for over 500 vital functions including, but not limited to, breaking down food, insulin, hormones and medications, synthesizing proteins, metabolizing carbohydrates and lipids (including regulating cholesterol levels), red blood cell production during the first trimester of pregnancy, and emulsifying fats using bile. It follows that, over time, the liver may become tired and sluggish, and liver fatigue can impact overall well-being. Taking Milk Thistle as part of a healthy daily regimen can help maintain optimal liver health and protect the liver from free radical cell damage and damages caused by environmental toxins.
2) What is the active ingredient in Milk Thistle?
The active ingredient in the Milk Thistle plant, the one that is thought to have protective benefits for the liver, is known as Silymarin. Silymarin is actually a group of flavonoids, including Silibinin, Silidianin, and Silicristin, which are thought to help protect the liver from the damaging effects of environmental toxins.
3) How long does it take to notice benefits?
Unlike OTC and prescription drugs that provide instant, temporary, symptomatic relief, herbal supplements provide progressive, long-term benefits by strengthening and supporting the body's natural defenses. Most herbal supplements, need to be taken for at least 8 to 12 weeks before the benefits of taking the supplement can be experienced. Please be advised that nutritional supplements work best when they are taken as part of a health maintenance program that includes a sensible diet rich in whole grains, fruits, and vegetables, a moderate exercise program, and the necessary lifestyle changes to support wellness.
4) Is Milk Thistle safe for long-term use?
Milk Thistle is generally regarded as safe at the recommended dosages and there have been no reports of toxicity when taken over a long period of time (up to 6 years).
5) What are the directions to use this product?
Take1 capsule along with the meal or as directed by the physician.
6) What are Vegetarian capsules made of ?
HPMC -- Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose -- is derived from vegetable cellulose. 100% natural, these capsules contain no preservatives, gelatin, wheat, animal by-products or starch, and they are made from pure cellulose of either pine or poplar. Capsules are fast dissolving in the stomach and easily digestible.
7) How big is the capsule ? Is it hard to swallow ?
The capsule size is medium to small. It’s very easy to swallow.
8) Is the product manufactured at a GMP certified plant?
Yes. All the products are manufactured at GMP certified plant (Good Manufacturing Practice) only
9) Can the powder be removed from the capsule and dissolved in water for someone who find it difficult to swallow the capsule ?
Yes. The capsule can be conveniently opened and contents can be dissolved in water before consuming.
10) Is the product Gluten-Free ?
Yes, the product is Gluten-Free
11) Is Dicalcium Phosphate safe ?
Yes. Dicalcium Phosphate is a safe filler used in the capsule.
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