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Toxins are every where; in what we eat, drink and breathe. Add to that over the counter medications, prescribed medicines, fats, alcohol, and cigarettes, and you have an overworked liver. What are you doing to help yours?Toxins are every where; in what we eat, drink and breathe. Add to that over the... more
Here is a great New years resolution, "I resolve to cleanse my liver and colon"! And here is how to do it...~y2010m1d7-Herbal-Remedies-Cleansing-your-liver-and-colon-with-herbs Here is a... more
http://www.bodbeat.com Dr. Loretta explains why fasting diets and other detox gimmicks are not only dangerous but can ultimately help you gain weight … and explains the healthy way to put your body through a detox program.http://www.bodbeat.com Dr. Loretta explains why fasting diets and other detox... more
A family of 6 in California became the first recipients in the United States of an intravenous milk thistle (Silybum marianum, Asteraceae) fruit (seed) extract to treat mushroom poisoning in January of 2007. The US Food and Drug Administration permitted emergency use of the drug Legalon Sil® (Madaus Pharma, Brussels; div. of Madaus AG, Cologne, Germany) for the patients, and 5 of the victims survived the poisoning.
Legalon extract, the world’s first pharmaceutical-grade milk thistle extract, is made from the fruits (often called seeds) of milk thistle, standardized to 80% flavonolignans (silibinin [silybin], silydianin, and silychristin). Numerous published animal studies and human clinical trials have shown that milk thistle extract is safe, has antioxidant properties, assists in regeneration of RNA (ribonucleic acid) in the liver to create new hepatocytes, and eliminates toxins from the liver. The leaves of milk thistle, native to the Mediterranean area, have been used both as an edible plant and as a liver remedy in traditional medicine since Greco-Roman times.
The stuff from the local health food store would be great too. Milk thistle has been used for over 3,000 years.A family of 6 in California became the first recipients in the United States of an... more