Due to our toxin-laden food and environment, it may become an over-loaded swamp of poisons. From 1940-1970 numerous research projects confirmed the plant’s remarkable ability to assist the liver in repair, and also to protect from the detrimental effects of alcohol, drugs, toxic foods, heavy metals, and chemicals.
taken regularly it will help regulate cholesterol levels and aid with detox and cleansing. this in turn helps with conditions such as psoriasis and eczema.
Studies show it can protect hepatocytes (liver cells) from long-term damage caused by chemotherapy drugs, alcohol and paracetamol. Hepatitis and other conditions that damage the liver cause a hardening or fibrosis, which negatively impacts liver function. St Mary’s thistle has been found to reduce this fibrosis.
It is also indicated for candida and yeast infections.