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Milk Thistle Influence Both CB1 And CB2 Receptors

A team of Egyptian scientists in 2015, concluded that silymarin has a anti-fibrogenic effects by modulating receptor activity in the liver. Both types of receptors, CB1 and CB2, are expressed in the liver. Silymarin blocks CB1 while turning on CB2 a perfect combination for treating fibrosis and chronic liver disease. Edible parts: Bull thistle root can be eaten (Bull thistle root is rich in insulin.) Young flower stems can be cooked and young leaves can be eaten in a salad or tossed into a sauté. The prickles MUST BE removed from the leaves before they can be eaten! The buds can be cooked. Bull thistle seeds can be roasted, used for tea. Sources - Science journals El Swefy S, Hasan...

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