Milk Thistle

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    how exactly does it help protect your liver?
     
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    Silymarin has metabolic and cell-regulating effects at concentrations found in clinical conditions, namely carrier-mediated regulation of cell membrane permeability, inhibition of the 5-lipoxygenase pathway, scavenging of reactive oxygen species (ROS) of the R-OH type and action on DNA-expression, for example, via suppression of nuclear factor (NF)-kappaB.

    I don't really know what that means though.
     
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    um...ok, so it blocks bad stuff from making a booboo on your liver?
     
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