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Silybum marianum. Native to Mediterranean countries.
Milk thistle, a powerful detoxifier herb has been used for thousands of years to support liver, kidney and gallbladder health. It contains the flavonoid Silymarin responsible for many of its beneficial effects, including liver protection and antioxidant, anti-viral and anti-inflammatory properties. In addition, it has the ability to promote healthy digestive function by helping with enzyme formation, increasing bile production, decreasing inflammation and soothing the mucous membranes throughout the body.
Zingiber officinale and Curcuma longa part of the Zingiberaceae Family. Native to India and Southeast Asia.
Ginger and Turmeric are two powerful plants that have been used widely throughout history for medical purposes. Both have anti-inflammatory properties and are used to treat different forms of stomach and digestion-related issues. Ginger has been shown to be effective at reducing symptoms of nausea and vomiting and Turmeric may help reduce symptoms of indigestion, such as bloating and gas.
Phyllanthus amarus. Native to Southern India.
This small but effective herb is widely used worldwide due to its anti-viral, hepatoprotective(liver protector) and hypoglycemic properties. In the Indian Ayurvedic system of medicine it plays an important role to help with stomach liver and kidney problems. It is used to balance, strengthen, detoxify and protect the kidneys and liver (and to balance liver enzymes) and helps to reduce uric acid and increase urination.