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Milk Thistle Extract supplement, 80% Silymarin
This milk thistle supplement is made by Club Natural
Milk thistle herb is a Dietary Supplement that has a high content of silymarin and silibinin and is used as a liver support pill.
One of milk thistle's active ingredients is an flavonoid called silymarin. Milk thistle herb has been reported to promote liver health and as a liver support pill. *
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Milk Thistle Supplement Facts:
Serving Size: 1 Milk thistle capsule
Servings Per Container: 60
Amount Per Serving
Milk thistle, dried extract - 200 mg *
(seed) standardized to 80% Silymarin
Recommendation: Take 1 milk thistle extract capsule daily or as recommended by your health care provider.
* Milk thistle extract supplement daily value not established
Other Ingredients: Gelatin, brown rice, magnesium stearate.
Q. Can milk thistle supplement be taken in addition to a multivitamin on a daily basis?
A. Milk thistle extract appears to be safe as a supplement, but it would be a good idea to take a week off each month, just as many herbal supplements.
Q. How does one know the right dosage of milk thistle supplement?
A. Since hardly any long term studies in humans have been done with milk thistle herbal extract, it is difficult to know the right milk thistle dosage. For the time being, one milk thistle capsule a day a few times a week seems to be a good option.
Q. How should milk thistle supplement be taken, with an empty stomach, with food?
A. A milk thistle supplement can be taken with or without food.
Q. Can milk thistle extract be taken the same day as a multivitamin such as MultiVit Rx?
A. We have not come across any research that indicates milk thistle extract cannot be taken with other supplements. Therefore it appears a milk thistle supplement should be fine to use with other herbs and nutrients.
Q. Can milk thistle supplement be used by a dog?
A. We have not seen any reports where milk thistle supplements caused adverse effects when give to a dog.
Milk thistle side effects
We are not aware of significant milk thistle side effects but it is possible that, as more people take this herb, potential milk thistle side effects could be uncovered. It is unlikely that milk thistle side effects occur by drinking the tea, but perhaps using several milk thistle extract capsules daily for prolonged periods could cause problems. Discuss with your health care provider if you plan to take milk thistle supplements for prolonged periods or in combination with prescription medications.
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*These statements regarding milk thistle as a liver support pill have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.