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This same formula also contains milk thistle which is a liver support herb.
Furthermore, there are promising preliminary lab results that indicate milk thistle may be able to play a role in inhibiting the growth of certain types of cancer cells.
The active ingredient in milk thistle is called silymarin, which is a flavonoid complex that is extracted from the seeds of the herb.
Sometimes the terms silymarin and milk thistle are used interchangeably and products that are titled after both names are currently popular in the United States and Europe.
In addition, milk thistle is the only known antidote for a certain type of poisoning that destroys the liver caused by the ingestion of amanita mushrooms.