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Thisilyn for liver support

Thisilyn helps with liver problems, drug & alcohol abuse, hepatitis, cirrhosis, chemical sensitivities, industrial toxin exposure, detoxification / cleansing programs, fatigue, depression & food allergies.

What can Thisilyn do for you?

Thisilyn supports and promotes normal liver function. The active bioflavonoid complex silymarin, is a powerful antioxidant in the liver and exerts a protective effect against alcohol, pollutants and other potentially harmful substances that may damage the liver. Taking Thisilyn helps prevent the formation of gallstones and is helpful in the treatment of psoriasis.

What health problems can Thisilyn help with?

Thisilyn helps with:

Liver problems and an
Enlargement of the liver
Alcoholic liver disease
Drug induced liver disease
Chronic hepatitis
Liver cirrhosis
Multiple chemical sensitivities
Industrial toxin exposure Detoxification /cleansing programs
Food allergies

It regenerates liver tissue that has been damaged by hepatitis, cirrhosis, alcoholism, drugs and environmental toxins.

Will Thisilyn help with liver cirrhosis?

Research indicates that silymarin, the main active constituent in Thisilyn, is effective in slowing the advancement of liver cirrhosis, particularly in alcoholics. Its use has resulted in a significant improvement in long-term survival rates among cirrhosis patients.

Will Thisilyn help with hepatitis?

Silymarin, the active constituent in Thisilyn, is a useful tool in the chronic active forms of hepatitis. Hepatitis is a viral infection. Although Thisilyn is not anti-viral, it will help support the liver in helping the body to overcome hepatitis.

Studies have shown that use of 420 mg of silymarin daily for patients with chronic hepatitis B resulted in significant clinical improvement. Used for an average of 9 months, silymarin reversed liver cell injury according to biopsy and led to a decrease in liver enzyme levels. An increase in appetite and energy was also noted.

How does Thisilyn work in the body?

Silymarin, or more specifically silibinin, binds to liver cells and protects them from damaging chemicals and toxins. Silymarin also increases the amount of glutathione, a powerful antioxidant substance in red blood cells. Silymarin increases protein synthesis in liver cells by stimulating ribosomal RNA. This action greatly accelerates regeneration of damaged or injured cells.

Can you take too much Thisilyn?

It is not recommended to use a dosage higher than recommended, unless treating liver disease.

In the treatment of liver disease, a dosage of 200 mg three times daily is recommended for a period of 4-8 weeks or until improvement is noted. With improvement, the dosage can be lowered to 200-400 mg daily for maintenance.

A dosage of 1 capsule per day can be used for cleansing and detoxification.

Each capsule of Thisilyn contains

175 mg of Milk Thistle extract, providing
140 mg of silymarin
60 mg of silibinin

The recommended dosage is 1 capsule 2-3 times a day, with liquid before mealtimes.

At Ideal Health we stock a number of products containing Milk Thistle extract. Please contact us for more information.

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The Naturopathic Team
Ideal Health

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