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Milk Thistle Extract



R 150.00

We've curated every product in our I DO | Nutrition shop based on their nutrigenomic properties and leading manufacturing standards. Nutrigenomics is the study of food and nutrients as one of the most important environmental modifiers of gene expression. A personalised protocol based on your unique DNA, biochemistry and symptoms can help you create optimal wellness and prevent many chronic lifestyle-related diseases. This is called 'personalised scientific wellness'.

90 capsules

Milk thistle is a herb traditionally used as a liver protectant and to support liver function. Milk thistle is also used to relieve digestive disturbances and heartburn.

  • Supports and protects liver function
  • Herbal antioxidant
  • Relieves digestive upset and heartburn

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Pharmacological Action

Silymarin is composed of six major flavonolignans, each of which may contribute to silymarin’s hepato-protective properties. Antioxidant or free


actions from flavonoids present in milk thistle have been cited as a likely mechanism of action of milk thistle.

Product Composition

Each capsule contains the following active ingredient:

Silymarin Milk Thistle Extract (supplying 200 mg silymarin) 250mg

Inactive ingredients: Hypromellose (cellulose) vegetarian capsule shell (gelatine free), microcrystalline cellulose and magnesium stearate.

Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.

Dosage Directions

Take 1 capsule three times a day. Use for a minimum of 3 weeks to see beneficial effects.

Product Warnings

Do not use this product if you are hypersensitive (allergic) to any of the ingredients. If you are on any medication or suffering from any medical condition, it is advisable to seek medical advice before starting any new medicine, supplement or remedy. Do not exceed recommended dosages unless on the advice of a healthcare practitioner. This medicine has not been evaluated by the Medicines Control Council. This medicine is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Cross-Allergenicity: Milk thistle may cause an allergic reaction in individuals sensitive to the Asteraceae/ Compositae family. Members of this family include ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, daisies, and many other herbs.

Side Effects

There are no known side effects.


There are no known contraindications.


There are no known interactions.

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Safety during pregnancy and whilst breastfeeding has not been established.

Storage Instructions

Store in a cool dry place, below 25°C. Keep out of reach of children.


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