He liver , as you surely know, is one of the most important organs of our body precisely because of the incredible amount of functions that it carries out, because without it we could not live simply. Among these functions we can mention some of the most important: it is part of the detoxification process of our body together with the kidneys, stores iron and certain vitamins, stores fats and produces cholesterol, and eliminates the impurities present in the blood.
Therefore, to know how to take care of the liver is fundamental, not only when it comes to protecting it and keeping it in an optimal state of health, but also because ultimately Our health depends on the health of the liver (if I'm allowed redundancy).
And, precisely, it is at this point where we find ourselves Marian thistle , undoubtedly one of the most recognized medicinal plants for its ability to care for and protect the liver . But let's go in parts.
The benefits of milk thistle for liver care
There is no doubt that the Marian thistle It is one of those wonderful plants, very suitable for the care of the liver, especially because it provides a certain series of substances with action hepatoprotective . In this sense, the Silymarin , which acts directly on the cells of the liver helping to regenerate those cells that have been damaged, and fighting the hepatotoxic substances that cause damage to the liver.
But we can also mention the presence of three other substances that combine perfectly with silymarin: silybin, silidianin and silcristine.
How to make an infusion of milk thistle to take care of the liver
Ingredients that you need
- 1 tablespoon of milk thistle fruits
- 1 cup of water
Steps to make the milk thistle infusion
First put the marian thistle fruits in a mortar and mash them a bit or grind them. Then put the equivalent of a cup of water in a saucepan and heat well without it boiling.
Now add the ground fruits of milk thistle, lower the heat so that it does not boil and leave to infuse for 5 or 10 minutes. Finally sneak and drink.
If you wish you can drink two cups a day of this infusion preferably for a month . At the time of purify the liver , it is advisable to repeat this remedy twice a year.
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