- MFG # SL6
- UPC # 766298002422
Your liver is a vital organ responsible for filtering toxins that can cause harm; these days‚ it has to work far harder to eliminate the toxic substances you are exposed to in the environment on a daily basis. It also produces bile‚ which is an acidic substance that promotes the digestion of dietary fats by breaking them down for absorption in the small intestine. By supporting the digestive tract‚ bile salts allow for the effective processing of the nutrients you consume through foods or other supplements.
As a highly concentrated supplement‚ Silymarin (Milk Thistle Extract) by Pure Encapsulations is a convenient way to promote healthy liver function. This natural herbal extract comes from a type of daisy native to the Mediterranean and works to support good levels of glutathione‚ as well as superoxide dismutase activity. Furthermore‚ it may stimulate the synthesis of protein in liver cells.
Silymarin (Milk Thistle Extract) also works to protect hepatic cells in the liver from free radical damage by stabilizing cell membranes‚ since it is a flavonoid with potential antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. If the liver is mildly damaged‚ milk thistle extract can also help it repair itself by possibly supporting the growth of new hepatic cells.
Every capsule of Silymarin (Milk Thistle Extract) provides 250 milligrams of Silybum marianum‚ which has been standardized to contain 80 percent of the active ingredient silymarin (extracted from its seeds). In addition to its benefits for your liver‚ it may also contribute to kidney and colon health.
Take one to four capsules daily‚ in divided doses between meals. At the recommended dosage‚ Pure Encapsulations' Silymarin (Milk Thistle Extract) should last from 15 days to two months.
Pure Encapsulations seeks to formulate and manufacture high-quality‚ hypoallergenic dietary supplements. Quality control during the formulation and manufacturing process is paramount. All Pure Encapsulations products are made with the most bioavailable ingredients possible.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Each vegetable capsule contains:
Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) extract ....................................... 250 mg
(standardized to contain 80% silymarin)
Pure Encapsulations recommends 1–4 capsules per day‚ in divided doses‚ between meals.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?
If pregnant or lactating‚ consult your physician before taking this product. Silymarin has been associated with GI discomfort in some individuals‚ including cramping‚ flatus‚ nausea‚ vomiting‚ diarrhea or dyspepsia. There is one report of an individual who experienced intermittent episodes of sweating‚ nausea‚ abdominal pain‚ vomiting‚ diarrhea and weakness requiring hospitalization. Milk thistle should be avoided by individuals with allergies to
members of the aster (Compositea/Asteraceae) family. Consult your physician for more information.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
Some studies have reported that milk thistle can affect the way that the liver breaks down medications metabolized by the cytochrome P450 system‚ altering the effects of these medications and possibly the dose needed for treatment. Consult your physician for more information.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Allergen Free
- Artificial Additive Free
- Environmental Contaminants Free
- No Added Excipients
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Overall Rating for Silymarin (Milk Thistle Extract) - 60 Capsules
from Ferndale, MI
Wonderful for liver!
Boosts my energy & helps me sleep
√ I would recommend this item to a friend.
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