How to maintain a healthy liver

The following lifestyle choices can help keep the liver healthy:Limit saturated fat intakeHigh levels of triglycerides and cholesterol in the blood can create fat deposits around the liver, which may lead to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and long-term liver damage.Limit alcohol useThe liver produces toxic chemicals, such as acetaldehyde, Read more…

Signs of liver problems

The liver is a complex organ that performs a range of essential functions.A healthy liver removes waste from the blood, metabolizes fat, and synthesizes hormones. A damaged, diseased, or malfunctioning liver can lead to dangerous, even life threatening consequences.Hepatitis refers to self-limiting or chronic inflammation of the liver.Hepatitis most commonlyTrusted Read more…

Marvellous milk thistle

Research has demonstrated milk thistle’s powerful antioxidant activity – it reduces free radical damage and switches on the in-built protective antioxidant mechanisms of human cells, such as the glutathione-peroxidase system. Silymarin is thought to protect the liver cell membrane from damage by stopping the absorption of toxins through blocking binding Read more…

ANTI-OXIDANT AND ANTI-AGING

Studies have shown that lycopene, tea polyphenols, anthocyanins, astaxanthin, vitamin C, vitamin E and selenium have certain antioxidant function and are also the main components extracted for antioxidant health food. Other components that can be used as antioxidant health food also include soybean isoflavones and coenzyme Q10. Among them, anthocyanin Read more…

Use Value of Milk thistle

Silymarin (scientific name: Silybum marianum), for Compositae Silybum marianum under a plant species.Native to Western Europe and North Africa.It is cultivated in China in the provinces of Shaanxi, Gansu, Heilongjiang and Hebei.This kind of achene medicine, bitter taste, heat clearing, detoxification, hepatoprotective gallbladder effect.Alias: Milk Thistle, Water Flying PheasantEfficacy: clearing Read more…

Classification of plant extracts

Plant extract refers to the substance extracted or processed from plants (all or some part of plants) with appropriate solvents or methods, which can be used in the pharmaceutical industry, food industry, daily chemical industry and other industries. Classification of plant extracts: 1. According to the content of active ingredients, Read more…

When it comes to maintaining the liver, nutrition is indispensable, and these nutrients can not only come from all kinds of common food in life, but also can be obtained from a variety of liver beneficial herbs, such as milk thistle, a composite plant, which has a good effect of Read more…

Weed power: Milk thistle

Dioscorides, the Greek botanist-physician, in his Materia Medica identified the plant as a remedy for snakebite. Fast forward two millennia: In 2010, Iranian scientists reported that cortisol-lowering Milk Thistle shows promise as a therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder. A member of the daisy family, Milk Thistle is also given to under-lactating Read more…

Overview of silymarin

Silymarin is a substance extracted from Silybum Marianum (L.) Gaertn. and has been used as a therapeutic substance for the past 2,000 years. It is mainly used to treat liver diseases and appears to be fairly safe even in daily use.Reports in the scientific literature on the efficacy of silymarin Read more…