Testimonials and Opinions

Milk thistle is the most recommended herb for liver health.

Maximum Milk Thistle™ and UltraThistle® contain the most effective form of milk thistle you can buy.

In deciding what supplements to support and protect your liver with, consider these quotes from doctors and other recognized experts.

About Milk Thistle:

…Contains some of the most potent liver-protecting substances known…

Prescription for Nutritional Healing James F. Balch, MD, and Phyllis A. Balch, CNC Avery Group (over 5 million copies sold)

…I recommend this herb to all patients with chronic hepatitis and abnormal liver function…

Spontaneous Healing Andrew Weil, MD Knopf Press

…It is an excellent remedy for use in the prevention and treatment of many liver disorders…

Alternative Medicine, The Definitive Guide Future Medicine Publishing (500,000+ copies sold)

Preliminary double-blind studies of people with chronic hepatitis have shown significant improvement…

Natural Health Bible Steven Bratman, MD & David Kroll, PhD Prima Health

…studies in cell culture and animal models clearly show its hepatotprotective action with little or no toxicity…

Hepatology, October 1999 Herbal Products for Liver Diseases Detlef Schuppan, et al.

…This remarkable plant has earned a worldwide reputation as an antioxidant and liver protectant that can even help repair and regenerate injured liver cells….

The Encyclopedia of Popular Herbs, Your Complete Guide to the Leading Medicinal Plants Robert S. McCaleb, Evelyn Leigh, and Krista Morien Prima Publishing

About the superior Phytosome® form of milk thistle found in Maximum Milk Thistle™ and UltraThistle®:

…Silymarin (milk thistle extract) is a potent liver-protecting substance, useful in all types of liver disease… Although silymarin is quite effective clinically, it is not very bioavailable (it is hard for the body to absorb). In contrast, binding one molecule of silymarin with two molecules of phosphatidylcholine in the Phytosome® process creates a highly bioavailable new form of silymarin. The Phytosome® form is far superior to simple silymarin in every respect.

Healthworld Magazine Phytosome® Dr. Michael Murray

…A new form of milk thistle that is bound with phosphatidylcholine, called silymarin Phytosome®, may be even more powerful for fighting liver damage…

Let’s Live Magazine 1999 Healing Hepatitis Nicole Brechka

…In a preliminary study, eight men and women with viral chronic hepatitis B or C were treated with a silybin-phosphatidylcholine complex for two months. According to the authors of the study, this lipophilic complex has demonstrated superior bioavailability compared to silymarin complex alone… The authors concluded that this complex may effectively improve hepatic function in patients with chronic active hepatitis…

International Journal of Integrative Medicine Jan/Feb 1999 Milk Thistle: Goals and Objectives Lisa Alschuler ND
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