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Help for Gallstones

…capsule 3 times a day) has been demonstrated to help dissolve gallstones. Lecithin or phosphatidylcholine (300 to several thousand mg) and the herbs milk thistle, dandelion root, and turmeric are also recommended because they increase the solubility of cholesterol in the bile. What About a “Liver Flush”…

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New Year’s Eve Survival Tips

…is rapidly destroyed by acetaldehyde—beforehand will help reduce the after-effects of alcohol. I also recommend taking an herbal extract of milk thistle (Silybum marianum). Its active ingredient, silymarin, is one of the most potent liver-protecting substances known. To protect your liver (before…

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Spring Cleaning for Your Body

…liver. As I mentioned earlier, your liver has a dirty job—it filters your blood. Give your liver a boost with milk thistle, selenium, N-acetyl-cysteine, and alpha lipoic acid (my Milk Thistle Liver Cleanse supplement contains all of these; take as directed). You should also avoid excess alcohol, acetaminophen…

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Diabetes Can Affect Your Liver

…each of these phases, and people managing diabetes should be well aware of them. They include antioxidants such as lipoic acid, silymarin (from milk thistle), and selenium to protect the liver against the free radicals generated during phase I. Calcium-d-glucarate, n-acetyl-cysteine, and trimethylglycine…

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Hope for Hepatitis C

…boosts levels of glutathione, a detoxifying antioxidant that is particularly protective of the liver. * Silymarin, an herbal extract derived from milk thistle, also increases glutathione levels, plus it curbs inflammation and rejuvenates the liver by stimulating the production of new hepatic cells. * Selenium…

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3 Healing Herbs

…compounds, so wait about 10 minutes after cutting or chopping garlic before cooking it so the enzyme can go to work. Milk Thistle for Liver Problems and Detoxification Milk thistle (Silybum marianum), is a miracle herb when it comes to treating liver problems such as hepatitis and cirrhosis. Milk thistle’s…

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