What is the scientific name of Milk thistle? What does it do?

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Silybum marianum is the scientific name of Milk thistle also known as Marian thistle. It has antioxidant properties. Milk thistle is used for stomach, appetite and gallbladder problems and especially beneficial to the liver. Extracts of Milk thistle has protective effects against liver toxins, mushroom poisoning etc.

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