Posts Tagged ‘silymarin’

Silymarin Flops in Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C

Silymarin Flops in Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Once again, Milk Thistle fails to show any benefit. Although this article is reporting results on Hep C, it clearly states “the goal was really to see whether it (silymarin) could improve liver function”. The answer was an unambiguous ‘No.’ Craig Silymarin Flops in Treatment of Chronic…

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Milk Thistle Extract Comparable to Placebo in Hep C Liver Enzyme Study

Milk Thistle Extract Comparable to Placebo Unfortunately in the US there is no regulation which forces companies who market drugs/supplements such as this to be accountable for their claims. The FDA only asks for self-regulation which means that companies can claim pretty much anything they want as regards their product. Craig Milk Thistle Extract Comparable…

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Milk thistle extract doesn’t ease liver infection

Milk thistle extract doesn’t ease liver infection NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A popular but unproven alternative therapy for liver disease may not offer any relief for those with chronic hepatitis C infection, a new study suggests. Extract from milk thistle known as silymarin is sold over-the-counter as supplements, and research has suggested as many…

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