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What Conditions Milk Thistle Helps

Friday, 04 Feb 2011 03:58 PM

Milk thistle helps prevent liver problems. It is a Mediterranean herb that has been used for thousands of years to cure a variety of ailments. Compared to other herbal remedies, milk thistle might be the most popular alternative medicine for liver problems because it lowers enzyme levels and facilitates the liver in the process of detoxifying the body.  Additionally, it is believed that milk thistle helps relieve stress, purify the blood, and prevent skin disorders. It is also supposed to be effective for treating congestion of the kidneys, the spleen, and the pelvic region.
It is said that milk thistle can control inflammation, aid in detoxification of the liver, and prevent dysfunctions of the gall bladder.
In addition, milk thistle helps soften and moisten the skin. Patients with several skin problems such as acne and eczema might discover that using milk thistle helps alleviate their condition. Using this versatile herb might also help clear skin impurities, heal inflammation, soften dry skin, and add a noticeable glow to the complexion.
It is believed that milk thistle can calm an inflamed gall bladder as well as detoxify the organ of impurities.
Milk thistle supplements have no known side effects. However, using this herb might result in adverse reactions due to interaction with other supplements, drugs, and food. Therefore, it is always better to consult your physician to ensure that milk thistle will help your condition.

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