Nature's Plus Milk Thistle
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Natures Plus Herbal Actives Extended Release Milk Thistle contains 500 milligrams of Milk Thistle, which has been used by the traditional health practitioners of Europe since the Middle Ages. Natures Plus Herbal Actives Extended Release Milk Thistle seed extract is uniformly standardized to a minimum of 80% (400 mg) silymarin to guarantee that each and every capsule provides consistent potency and activity. Each Natures Plus Herbal Actives Milk Thistle capsule, providing the greatest concentration of active botanical principles, maximizes the synergistic benefits of the whole seed, which naturally contains silybin, silydianin and silychristin.
- Free from artificial colors and preservatives
- Free from the common allergens yeast, wheat, corn, soy, and milk
Parts Used and Where Grown
Milk thistle is commonly found growing wild in a variety of settings, including roadsides. The dried fruit (also called achenes) are used to produce modern herbal extracts.
Historical or Traditional Use
Medical use of milk thistle can be traced back more than 2,000 years. Nicholas Culpeper, the well-known 17th-century pharmacist, cited its use for opening “obstructions” of the liver and spleen and recommended it for the treatment of jaundice.