Why is Milk Thistle Included in my Glaucoma Supplement Program?

Silymarin, also known as milk thistle extract, shows antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and immunomodulatory actions (as well as its well-known liver-protective effects). In one study Silymarin suppressed TNF-alpha activation and blocked oxidative stress. We know that TNF alpha plays a role in glaucoma, as does oxidative stress.

Liver detox, vision, Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine

Submitted by dave on Sun, 08/15/2010 - 10:18am

I have no doubt the the condition of the liver influences our vision. I think subtle (subclinical) liver issues, such as those picked up by Ayurvedic or TCM pulse diagnosis, can manifest as vision problems.

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