Silymarin

3 Healing Herbs

…(Silybum marianum), is a miracle herb when it comes to treating liver problems such as hepatitis and cirrhosis. Milk thistle’s active constituent, silymarin, helps rejuvenate the liver, acting as an antioxidant and inhibiting the free radicals and inflammation responsible for liver damage. Taken regularly…

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Beware of Liver Disease

…detoxification). Look for the following products—as stand-alone supplements or combination formulas—in your health food store: * Lipoic acid, 100 mg * Silymarin, 420 mg * Selenium, 70 mcg * Calcium-d-glucarate, 200 mg * N-acetyl-cysteine, 600 mg * Ellagic acid, 50 mg * Trimethylglycine, 300 mg

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Hope for Hepatitis C

…alpha lipoic acid, silymarin, and selenium. All three of these are powerful antioxidants, but each of them has additional unique benefits for the liver. * Alpha lipoic acid boosts levels of glutathione, a detoxifying antioxidant that is particularly protective of the liver. * Silymarin, an herbal extract…

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New Year’s Eve Survival Tips

…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 you drink and again the next morning), take 500 mg of…

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Reap the Benefits of Glutathione

…acid also ramps up glutathione synthesis and significantly enhances detoxification, and we use it at Whitaker Wellness, along with selenium and silymarin, to treat hepatitis and other liver diseases. Research suggests that the “sleep hormone” melatonin boosts glutathione status too, by stimulating…

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Diabetes Can Affect Your Liver

…are required for 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…

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