Any good supplement for the liver besides milk thistle?

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by legalwoman, Aug 16, 2005.

  1. legalwoman

    legalwoman New Member

    I would like to find something that will help detoxify my liver. I know milk thistle is supposed to be good for the liver, but I can't take it, it makes me sick. Anyone know of something else?

  2. kbak

    kbak Member

    you can use dandelion root tea. It's good for your kidney's and liver. It tastes exactly like weak coffee. I love coffee, so this is great. Hope this helps.
  3. LittleBluestem

    LittleBluestem New Member

    Aauck, I don't live coffee. Any other suggestons.
  4. Shannonsparkles

    Shannonsparkles New Member

    I take something with tumeric in it for my liver...
  5. Jeanne-in-Canada

    Jeanne-in-Canada New Member

    I don't use the root though, I dont like coffee substitutes. the root is also a laxative and I rarely use them.

    I do however, love a nice cup of dandelion leaf tea. It's a very gentle detoxer, unlike milk thistle which is too strong for me too. It makes me quite sick as well. I don't get a herx on dandelion leaf, but it helps me w/ one. You may like to mix w/ catnip as well, it's from the mint family and is more pleasant for many people. the combo is excellent and promotes relaxation, better digestion and a bulky healthy bowel movement the next day.

    Better go make myself a cup.


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