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4 Herbs to Cleanse Your Liver | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: Give your liver a boost with these liver-cleansing...

4 Herbs to Cleanse Your Liver | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: Give your liver a boost with these liver-cleansing...

The liver is arguably your body’s most important detoxification organ. It helps with the digestion and metabolism of fat, and detoxifies your body of harmful pollutants, food additives, and other toxins. Here are four herbs to help cleanse your liver: Milk Thistle (Silybum Marianum) The primary medicinal ingredient in milk thistle is called silymarin. This compound protects the liver by inhibiting damaging substances in the liver that cause liver cell damage. Silymarin also stimulates liver cell regeneration to help the liver rebuild after it has been damaged. Silymarin also helps to prevent the depletion of the nutrient glutathione—one of the most critical nutrients for liver detoxification. Silymarin in milk thistle seeds is not very water-soluble so does not extract well into tea. Instead, take a standardized extract containing about 140 mg of silymarin for liver cleans...

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