Properties: Milk thistle is used for medicinal purposes, primarily as a powerful hepatoprotector. Scientific studies clinically prove the effectiveness of milk thistle in cases of liver dysfunction. It stimulates bile formation and biliary excretion, has a beneficial effect in the treatment of hepatitis, cirrhosis and other liver diseases, and helps to relieve intoxication. Milk thistle activates the liver, accelerates the formation of new cells and the restoration of this important organ. In the treatment of alcohol dependence, milk thistle is an important means of complex therapy. Milk thistle preparations are prescribed in the treatment of gallstones, inflammatory processes in the bile ducts, and diseases of the spleen. Milk thistle is an effective therapeutic agent for chronic cholecystopathy. This is a natural remedy for removing stones and sand from the kidneys. In case of poisoning by poisonous mushrooms, milk thistle preparations are used for injection. With their help, even strong deadly poisons, including pale grebe, can be defeated. Silymarin, which is part of milk thistle, is able to decompose toxic compounds even before they have a damaging effect on the body. The use of milk thistle for chronic cough, for diseases of the thyroid gland is shown. In patients with cancer, milk thistle is advised to use to neutralize the effects of chemotherapy in order to smooth out the negative effects on the liver and improve the general condition. Milk thistle preparations help remove toxins and radionuclides from the body, and also reduce cholesterol. With the help of milk thistle, phytotherapists treat salt deposition, manifestations of radiculitis and anemia. Milk thistle has the ability to improve the functioning of the gastrointestinal tract, stimulate secretion processes, and increase intestinal motility. With the help of active substances, milk thistle, the body more effectively resists infectious diseases and poisoning.
Seeds, crushed to a state of flour, are used to cleanse the blood, get rid of toxins, lower sugar levels.
Tea: 3 tablespoons of crushed seeds pour 0.5 liters of boiling water, simmer in a water bath until half the volume has evaporated, leave for 30 minutes, strain. Take 1 tablespoon every hour, during the day, until the condition improves.