Milk Thistle Tincture (Silybum marianum)
A herbal food supplement
Silybum marianum / Carduus marianum
A food supplement to support the liver and gall bladder.
Extracts such as tinctures or essences offer a convenient alternative to herbal teas. Many are used in food, food supplements, cosmetics and as an ingredient by herbalists in bespoke formulas.
Silybum marianum extracted in sugar beet ethanol (alcohol) and water. The part used is the seed. The strength is 1:3 60%.
Adults: Take up to 5 ml (100 drops), 3 times a day in a little water, unless otherwise told by a qualified herbal medicine practitioner. This amount may be added to cold or warm water, juice or another drink. Do not exceed the stated dose.
Contains alcohol. Not all herbs are suitable in pregnancy, breastfeeding or for young children, or if you are unwell, or taking any medication. If in doubt, please ask us, your medical herbalist or healthcare practitioner. This product is not intended for use by a person under the age of 18. Avoid using in those with possible allergy to Asteraceae family. May increase metabolism of some drugs. Though rare some adverse effects have been reported (sweating, abdominal cramps, diarrhoea).
Bottles: The 100ml dropper bottles are made from environmentally sustainable Cosmetic Glass, as they are fully recyclable, and are manufactured using 40% recycled content from external sources. Recycling code: 70 - GL (Glass - Mixed). The 250ml, 500ml and 1 Litre bottles are made from recyclable amber PET. Recycling code: 01.
Dropper Lid and Screw Top Lids: Mixed plastic. Recycling code: 07.
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