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Milk thistle wonders!

Milk thistle has silibinin in it. Silibinin made the news at the 2015 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting where a recent study shows that taking the purified form of milk thistle significantly slowed the growth of colorectal … Continue reading

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Silly silibinin beats chemo

Ever heard of silibinin? Silibinin is an extract of milk thistle that can decrease tumor sizes and the number of tumors in patients with lung cancer. Research shows that milk thistle extract inhibits of nitric oxide production that correlates with … Continue reading

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Milking the thistle for what its worth

Milk thistle actually belongs to the daisy family. It is named because of the milky white fluid that oozes from its leaves when crushed. The seeds of milk thistle are have been used in herbal remedies for over 2,000 years … Continue reading

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