Milk Thistle Powder – Silybum marianum
Milk thistle Powder comes from the Milk Thistle plant which is a flowering plant of the sunflower family. It is native to the Mediterranean region, North Africa, and the Middle East, but can be found growing in Oregon and Washington along with herbs like Devil’s Club and Oregon Grape.
Safety: May cause stomach upset and/or diarrhea. This herb should not be used during pregnancy or if there is a history of liver, gallbladder or kidney disease. Do not use milk thistle products if you take other medicines without first consulting your physician because compounds in this herb may interfere with the absorption of pharmaceutical medications metabolized the liver enzyme CYP3A4.
Country of origin: Bulgaria