milk thistle


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milk thistle

n
(Plants) another name for sow thistle
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Noun1.milk thistle - any of several Old World coarse prickly-leaved shrubs and subshrubs having milky juice and yellow flowersmilk thistle - any of several Old World coarse prickly-leaved shrubs and subshrubs having milky juice and yellow flowers; widely naturalized; often noxious weeds in cultivated soil
genus Sonchus, Sonchus - sow thistles
Sonchus oleraceus, milkweed - annual Eurasian sow thistle with soft spiny leaves and rayed yellow flower heads
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.milk thistle - tall Old World biennial thistle with large clasping white-blotched leaves and purple flower headsmilk thistle - tall Old World biennial thistle with large clasping white-blotched leaves and purple flower heads; naturalized in California and South America
genus Silybum, Silybum - small genus of east African herbs
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Translations

milk thistle

n (bot) cardo mariano
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RESQWATER(TM) contains ingredients such as prickly pear and milk thistle which possess anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and have been shown in previous studies to reduce hangover symptoms," said Medicus Research founder Dr.
Green Bay, WI, has launched a new product for liver care called Clinical Strength Liver Formula, which combines milk thistle and the potent bioflavonoid silybin with sesamin from sesame seed oil.
Taking milk thistle, a natural remedy known to help cleanse the liver and ease the symptoms of overindulgence, allows the liver to detox and your skin to glow
Mary's thistle, milk thistle, holy thistle, old lady's thistle, lady's thistle, Mary thistle, Marian thistle, true thistle, Carduus marianus.
Milk thistle has been used to detoxify the liver and even help liver cells regenerate themselves for over 2,000 years.
MILK THISTLE: Some studies suggest milk thistle may be of some help in the overall treatment of alcoholic liver disease via a protective effect on liver cells.
American actress Suzanne Somers responded to the plea advising her to take 4 milk thistle after returning home following drinking.
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Absorption and metabolism of milk thistle flavonolignans in humans.
This study evaluated the absorption and metabolism of milk thistle flavonolignans silychristin, silydi-anin, silybin and isosilybin isomers (all together known as silymarin) in humans.
If you also took milk thistle, which has a liver-protective action, you might be able to reduce the diarrhoea.
MILK THISTLE Milk thistle is a herbal medicine that's thought to boost liver function.