St. Mary's Thistle is the most comprehensively studied hepatic (liver) remedy in western herbal medicine. Not only has the active constituent silymarin been thoroughly investigated but the product itself has been involved in numerous, notable clinical trials. Its central function is to safeguard the liver against toxins and chemicals such as alcohol. The liver is one of the most essential organs in the body which plays a key role in digestion, metabolism and detoxification. Studies revealed that St Mary'sThistle aids the rejuvenation and detoxification of the liver. It also promotes the growth of new liver cells. Taken regularly, its antioxidant qualities reduce the risk of liver cell damage attributed to free radicals and harmful chemicals. Each capsule includes extract equivalent to dried Silybum marianum fruit 10 g equivalent to flavonolignans calculated as silybin 120 mg. Certified herbal medicine by the Therapeutic Goods Administration. Purely natural. Contains no artificial colours, preservatives, caffeine, gluten, sugars or lactose. Capsule shell derived from vegetable origin, ideal for vegans and vegetarians.