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University of California, Irvine Scientific Evidence Of The Significant Anti-cancer Effect Of Milk Thistle



11/15/2007 7:09:49 AM

Recently, scientists demonstrated the anti-cancer effects of silibinin, a major biologically active compound of milk thistle. Being widely used as a folk remedy for liver diseases, milk thistle is safe and well-tolerated, and it protects the liver from drug or alcohol-related injury. Silibinin is highly purified from milk thistle, with a defined chemical structure and molecular weight (C25H22O10, MW: 482.44). The study was carried out by Dr. Ke-Qin Hu and his research team at the University of California, Irvine. Read full article below.



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