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Milk thistles are thistles of the genus Silybum Adans., flowering plants of the daisy family (Asteraceae). They are native to the Mediterranean regions of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Whilst health uses mostly for chronic liver disease have been traditionally claimed for the plant, increasing research is b... more at Wikipedia

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Hepatitis C
Hepatitis B
Fatty Liver Disease
Overall, 90% (498 Members) find Milk Thistle helpful

Milk Thistle Reviews

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I believe Milk Thistle helped with the liver scarring, which in turn, increases my chances with Harvoni.
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June 22 my AST was 50 and my ALT was 80. I started taking milk thistle and several other supplements immediately. On August 6 my AST was 47 and my ALT was 58.
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Seems to have been a life saver to this point... My liver damage has been minimal even after all these years and I believe Milk Thistle is the reason
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dont no just figured it couldnt hurt
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Still take for the last 10 years + plus drink a lot of tea and water good for liver cleansing.
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i was using milk thistle before i even knew i had hep c. had always been a bit of a health nut, and was into detoxifying, and made sure my body was cleansed for years.
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I did take it and think it helped. Probably should be taking it again. I like the liquid form. Put in a 4th of a cup of water. Tastes pleasant.
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Take it all the time. Keeps my enzyme level down.
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been takeing milk thistle sence diagnosed.
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Helps a little
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