Milk thistle is an herb used to fight liver disease and reduce liver injury caused by a number of drugs and environmental toxins. It has been used for decades as an herbal remedy for a number of ailments. Other than the detoxifying properties it has for you liver, Milk thistle has a number of benefits for your overall well-being. Protects DNA from Damage We are exposed to thousands of free radical everyday and while some are more dangerous than others, it is important to protect your body. Milk thistle protects against the dangers of ionizing radiation like the one’s found in x-ray and cat scans. When our DNA is damaged the result can be cancer formation. Boosts Immune System It’s potent anti oxidative properties promote cell regeneration while also stimulating the immune system. Acts as an Anti-inflammatory The silymarin in milk thistle prevents the synthesis of leukotreines which causes inflammation. Stimulates Cell Regeneration Milk thistle activates protein construction in the liver and kidneys which increases the production of new cells to replace the old ones. Detoxifies Liver It’s detoxification effects cleanses your liver from alcohol, pesticides found in food, radiation, and pollution in the...Read More
Month: May 2016
Hey, I’m Melissa!
Welcome to my corner of the internet. I wanted a place where I could share my experiences with everything related to health. When it comes to living a healthy life it’s not a one size fits all formula. So I decided to decided to make a space to share everything that has worked and failed for me because what didn’t work for me might be someone’s saving grace.