Milk Thistle To Treat Overconsumption of Alcohol

Milk Thistle is associated with liver health.  But did you know there are other benefits, just as important?

This herb contains phyto-chemicals that address health in a unique way.

It is amazing that milk thistle helps the kidneys; but no  one ever talks about it.  What a lot of people don’t tell you is that milk thistle is a detoxifying agent.

The following are some of the benefits of Milk Thistle



  • Milk Thistle protect cells.
  • treats hepatitis, cirrhosis and gallbladder problems.
  • has anti-inflammatory activity
  • Has been used to improve certain cancers.

 Overall, Milk Thistle assists the liver in many ways.  People who drink alcohol should especially become familiar with Milk Thistle.  Alcohol ruins the liver.  Drinking alcohol dehydrates your skin and liver.  You see, Milk Thistle is a plant that contains Silymarin.  This substance called Silymarim improves liver function, because it is an anti-oxydant that repairs liver tissue.  Hepatitis and cirrhosis are liver complications that are aided by the properties of Milk Thistle.  See an expert if your liver enzymes are out of the norm.  You should also consume a lot of water.  Your liver will thank you.  Think twice about drinking coffee liberally because coffee dehydrates you as well.

http://www.everydayhealth.com/health-center/milk-thistle-pdq-complementary-and-alternative-medicine-patient-information-nci.aspx

To recap; inflammation of the liver is cured by Milk Thistle due chiefly to its silymarin component.  In terms of cirrhosis, Milk Thistle slows liver damage.  It is not a good idea to continue alcohol consumption if you have been diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver.  However, it is a good idea to take Milk Thistle for any liver problems.

copyright Mercedes Hawkins 2014

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