thistle, milk

thistle, milk,

n Latin name:
Silybum marianum; part used: seeds; uses: relieves hepatotoxicity due to alcohol, chemicals, cirrhosis, or viral hepatitis; liver cleansing, liver tonic, protects kidneys from chemotherapy agents, gallstones; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children, drugs metabolized by P-450 enzyme. Also called
Holy thistle, Lady's thistle, Marian thistle, Mary thistle, or
wild artichoke.
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