Milk thistle is an herbal remedy derived from the milk thistle plant, also known as Silybum marianum.
Milk thistle is often promoted for its liver-protecting effects.
Milk thistle has been used as a traditional remedy for neurological conditions like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease for over two thousand years.
Milk thistle has been shown in experimental test-tube and animal studies to stimulate bone mineralization and potentially be protective against bone loss
As a result, researchers suggest that milk thistle may be a useful therapy for preventing or delaying bone loss in postmenopausal women.
Due to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects, milk thistle may be a useful supplement for people with acne.
Please do not take this herb if you are on any medication.