Milk thistle is a plant with spiny white-veined leaves and pink flowers that has been used as liver tonic for more than 2000 years. It is the most recommended high grade liver protection product. Milk thistle contains active ingredients (silymarin) that can neutralize free radicals and help with liver detoxification. Milk thistle facilitates healthy, normal liver function. It promotes bile production used to break down fats. It provides nutritional support for healthy, normal liver function. Milk thistle helps the liver regenerate normally, work better and produce more of the important antioxidant enzymes it uses to cleanse the blood, especially under stressful conditions. This highly active botanical extract protects the liver from free radical damage, increasing glutathione concentrations and superoxide dismutase activity. It also stimulates protein synthesis, resulting in the regeneration of hepatic cells and new liver tissue.