Milk Thistle is a staple ingredient in our new liver supplement Vivia and here’s why:


Milk Thistle is a natural herb that has been used for its healing properties for over 2,000 years! It is a staple when it comes to liver enhancement and detoxification. It continues to be one of the best natural supplements for our liver. It is also used to treat gallbladder disorders, promote breast milk production, prevent and treat cancer, and even protect the liver from snake bites, alcohol, and other environmental poisons. 


This prickly plant is commonly used to help detox the body and promote liver health. It promotes decreased inflammation, provides protection against fatty liver disease, and effectively reverses toxicity in the body that is caused by daily toxins like alcohol, heavy metals, pesticides, and air pollution. 


It can even help the body rebuild liver cells and reduce liver damage. It’s an amazing tool from Mother Nature!


Fun Facts About Milk Thistle: 

  • Milk thistle is native to Europe and was introduced into North America by early colonists
  • The terms “milk thistle” and “silymarin” are often used interchangeably.
  • Its Latin name is Silybum marianum
  • It has distinctive purple flowers and white veins, which traditional stories say were caused by a drop of the Virgin Mary’s milk falling onto its leaves.