Milk Thistle Description

Steadfast Nutrition’s Milk Thistle is one of the safest, most natural, and reliable supplements for improving liver health and protecting it from damage. Milk Thistle has been used as a complementary therapy for several liver, kidney, and gallbladder ailments for over 2000 years. The active ingredients in Milk Thistle are a group of plant compounds called silymarin that account for its beneficial effects. Silymarin is an effective liver detoxifier and cleanser that helps control chronic liver diseases. It has many antioxidant properties that may help the liver and gallbladder repair itself by encouraging new cell growth. It also helps protect the liver from damage from alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, hepatitis, and liver cancer. 

People who take recreational and pharmaceutical drugs regularly and anyone with a liver condition that may threaten the integrity of liver cells can benefit from Steadfast Nutrition’s Milk Thistle. 

The liver helps filter blood from the digestive tract by removing toxins and harmful substances. It is especially vulnerable to toxic attacks as many substances reach the liver directly after absorption. Liver health depends on multiple factors, including ageing, drugs or medication, alcohol, and obesity, which can put stress and call for more support and protection of this vital organ- Milk Thistle can boost liver health. 

Health Benefits of Milk Thistle

Silymarin, the active ingredient in Milk Thistle, helps:

Protect Liver from Damage: 

Silymarin is a free radical scavenger and modulates enzymes that cause cellular damage, fibrosis, and cirrhosis. Its hepatoprotective effects are backed by clinical studies in patients with alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, including cirrhosis patients. Silymarin helps reduce damages caused by viruses and toxins. Studies have shown it can protect intact liver cells and cells not yet damaged permanently by reducing oxidative stress and the resulting cytotoxicity.

Detoxify Organs: 

Silymarin in Milk Thistle helps detoxify organs like the liver and gallbladder because of its powerful antioxidant properties and helps remove chemicals and environmental pollutants. 

Provides Antioxidants: 

Silymarin in Milk Thistle acts is an antioxidant that helps fight free radicals that may damage healthy cells and organs. 

Improve Cholesterol Levels: 

Milk Thistle improves heart health by reducing bad cholesterol (LDL) and increasing good cholesterol (HDL) levels.

Lower Blood Sugar Levels:

Milk Thistle may be a complementary therapy to help manage type-2 diabetes. Milk Thistle helps improve insulin sensitivity and decrease blood sugar levels and may be help reduce the risk of diabetic complications like kidney disease. 

Reduce Inflammation: 

Research shows Milk Thistle supplement may help protect against inflammation in the airways caused by allergic asthma. 

Who should consume Milk Thistle?

• Those on long-term medications/supplements.

• Those who drink alcohol regularly

• Chain smokers

• Individuals under constant stress

How Should You Consume Milk Thistle?

 Take one tablet twice a day with water before meals.

When should you consume Milk Thistle?

Take one tablet before lunch and one before dinner or consult your physician/dietician before taking the supplement.


Consult your physician before using this product if you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Discontinue using it two weeks before surgery.

What are the constituents of Steadfast Nutrition’s Milk Thistle? 

Milk Thistle Extract (80%), Starch, Bulking Agent [INS 460(i)], Disintegrant [Sodium Starch Glycolate, INS 466], Dispersing Agent [INS 1201], Anti-Caking Agent [INS 553(iii), INS 551], Anti-Sticking Agent [INS 470(iii)], Colour [INS 172(ii), INS 171]