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Milk thistle seeds. The seeds of the milk thistle plant, Silybum marianum, have been used to treat liver disease for over 2000 years. The active component, silymarin, is a powerful antioxidant that can help to regenerate liver tissue. Silymarin is prepared from the seeds and prescribed in concentrated form. The plant is also called blessed or St. Mary's thistle.
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