Common names:

Milk Thistle, Silybum marianum.

Traditional uses of Milk Thistle:

Milk Thistle positively affects the functioning of the liver:

  • protects the liver from toxic and pathogenic factors
  • stimulates liver cleansing
  • stimulates regeneration of damaged liver
  • has antioxidant properties and absorbs free radicals
  • has immunostimulating properties.

Buhner recommends the use of standardized milk thistle.


Standardized milk thistle is not recommended for pregnant women, breastfeeding women or children under 12 years of age.

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