Milk Thistle Extract by Natural Factors
Natural Factors - Milk Thistle Extract 80% Silymarin 250 mg. - 90 Capsules
Natural Factors Milk Thistle Extract (Silybum marianum) has been used for thousands of years as a digestive aid, but it is most well known as a superior herb for liver and gallbladder disorders. Milk thistle’s effectiveness for all sorts of liver disorders is being confirmed today through laboratory studies and extensive clinical trials. The active ingredients in milk thistle are flavonoids comprised of silybin, silydianin and silychristin - collectively known as silymarin. Natural Factors Milk Thistle Extract is indicated for liver disease associated with alcohol abuse, chronic hepatitis, and protects those working with toxic chemicals and other substances harmful to the liver.
Parts used and where grown
Milk thistle is commonly found growing wild in a variety of settings, including roadsides. The dried fruit (also called achenes) are used to produce modern herbal extracts.
Natural Factors priority is enhancing people's health.
- They offer more than 300 different formulas available exclusively at natural health stores.
- They are family-owned, Canadian-based business.
- They have produced and sold quality supplements to North Americans for more than 50 years.
- They grow their own herbs, organically and process them fresh from the fields.
- They test and standardize herbs for total quality control.
- Their science team includes medical doctors, naturopathic physicians, researchers and herbalists from around the world.
- They create new, condition-specific formulas that are clinically proven to work.
- Their laboratory facilities comply with Good Laboratory Practices and are among the finest in North America.
- They meet or exceed Canadian Government Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) guidelines and all Health Canada and FDA regulatory requirements
A quality herbal product starts with the highest quality fresh organic plant material. The efficacy of herbal products has always been affected by growing conditions, harvesting, processing and storage. At Factor Farms in beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada our quality can be guaranteed as we control the entire process from seedling to finished product.
To grow herbs organically no chemical fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides or pesticides are allowed. We use only natural substances that have been approved by the organic industry. You can be assured that the fresh herb extracts contain no traces of unwanted chemical. Even the seed and plant sources are organic.
To be organically certified, certification inspectors work closely with growers to ensure that the organic standards are adhered to. We must keep detailed records of what we use on our farm. Even after harvest, processing is regulated so that no harmful chemicals are used to manufacture the fresh herb extracts.
Local cultivation of medicinal herbs at Factors Farms ensures that the herbs are picked, processed, and extracted at just the right time when the active ingredients are at their peak.
Natural Factor knows that the natural habitats of many herbs are shrinking and that over-harvesting from the wild can endanger native medicinal plant populations. So organic cultivation of herbs is preferred over "wild crafting".
1 capsule, 3-6 times per day with meals or as directed by a health professional.
Keep out of the reach of children.
|Natural Factors - Milk Thistle Extract 80% Silymarin 250 mg. - 90 Capsules|
|Serving Size: 1 Capsule|
|Servings Per Container: 90|
||Amount Per Serving
|Milk Thistle (Silybum Marianum), Powdered Extract (Seed)
| Silymarin (80%)
|Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale), Powdered (Root)
|Turmeric (Curcuma Longa), Powdered (Root)
|*Daily Value Not Established.|
†Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
|Other Ingredients: Gelatin Capsule (Gelatin, Purified Water), Rice Powder, Magnesium Stearate (Vegetable Grade), Silica.|
About Natural Factors
Natural Factors’ supplements are part of a holistic approach to personal health. Roland Gahler is Natural Factors' visionary leader. His investment in people, science and technology has contributed to the creation of natural health formulas that are safe, reliable and effective. The company’s goal is to deliver supplements which marry the wisdom of ancient herbal physicians and the science of modern clinical research to enhance the health of consumers everywhere.
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Acting on a tip, I used 2 capsules daily for 3 months and managed to rid myself of an uncomfortable and long-standing prostadynia infection.
take this twice a day to help support my liver
Great for liver support. My Grandma takes it every day.
don't know exact effects. i and my husband eat two capsules a day.
I have severe rheumatoid arthritis and have found that the Milk Thistle Extract also helps with a sluggish liver.
i use it daily it helps me deal with colitis.
Good brand. Like the ingredients compared to other Milk thistle. A must to keep your liver healthy, and to help cleanse out all the toxins...
good product without any added negative ingredients
Have not yet tried this product. I find Natural Factors to be a reliable company.
This product is tasteless and easy to swallow.
Just started taking this product, but I liked the earlier reviews that I read about
Milk Thistle & what benefits it does for the body.