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Brand name(s):
Liver/Milk Thistle ;
Liver Protection ;
Liver Shield
Licence holder:
New Roots Herbal Inc.
Dosage Form:
Recommended route of administration:


Recommended dose:
Sub population (Sub Pop.) Quantity (Qty) Frequency (Freq.)
Sub Pop. Age Min. Max. UoM Footnote1 Age Qty Min. Max. UoM Qty Freq. Min. Max. UoM Freq.
Adults 1.0 capsule 3 daily
Recommended use or purpose:
Milk Thistle is traditionally used in Herbal Medicine as a hepatoprotectant/ liver protectant. Helps to support liver function. Used in Herbal Medicine to help relieve digestive disturbances/dyspepsia. Provides antioxidants for the maintenance of good health.
Risk Information:
Cautions and Warnings 
For digestive disturbances/dyspepsia: Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. If you have liver or gall bladder diseases, and/or intestinal obstruction, consult a health care practitioner prior to use. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are taking antiplatelet medication or blood thinners. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have stomach ulcers or excess stomach acid. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have diabetes. Do not use if you are allergic to plants of the Asteraceae/Compositae/Daisy family. If you experience gastrointestinal irritation, discontinue use. If you are breastfeeding, consult a health care practitioner prior to use. If you experience sweating, paleness, chills, headache, dizziness and/or confusion, discontinue use and consult a healthcare practitioner (as these may be symptoms of serious low blood sugar).
Do not use if you are pregnant. Do not use if you have a bile duct obstruction.
Known Adverse Reactions 
Hypersensitivity, such as allergy, has been known to occur; in which case, discontinue use.
List of medicinal ingredients:
Medicinal ingredients Quantity (Qty) Extract Potency
Beta vulgaris 120.0 mg
Curcuma longa L. 50.0 mg
25 : 1
DHE: 2500 mg
95.0   %
Cynara cardunculus 35.0 mg
15 : 1
DHE: 525 mg
5.0   %
DL-alpha-Lipoic acid 50.0 mg
Raphanus sativus var. sativus 120.0 mg
Schisandra chinensis 50.0 mg
10 : 1
DHE: 500 mg
9.0   %
Silybum marianum 250.0 mg
20 : 1
DHE: 5000 mg
80.0   %
Taraxacum officinale 50.0 mg
10 : 1
DHE: 500 mg
3.0   %
List of non-medicinal ingredients:
  • Hypromellose
  • Magnesium stearate
  • Purified water
  • Silicon dioxide
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Revised date of licence:

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