The primary purpose of this extract is to support the liver for optimal health.* Milk thistle is known to have a powerful antioxidant affect that optimizes liver metabolism.* The liver can be subject to damage through toxic substances, like alcohol, pollutants and other environmental factors, so through its antioxidant properties, milk thistle can help flush out many toxins from the liver.*
Some of the main reasons to take milk thistle include:
In general anyone who is concerned with the overall health of their liver may benefit from using milk thistle.*
Athletes and bodybuilders typically use many nutritional supplements at one time, which can cause the liver to work harder. Taking milk thistle may help promote optimal liver health in this case.*
Also, make sure that your milk thistle contains a high percentage of the standardized herbal extract, Silymarin. This flavonoid complex is the main active ingredient that is extracted from the milk thistle seeds giving it a majority of its benefits.