The liver is the second largest organ in the human body, weighing about two kilograms and is located below the ribs on the right side of the abdomen. The liver acts as a "factory", performing many functions in the body. The liver processes everything you eat and drink and transforms them into energy and nutrients that your body can use.
Silymarin is the dry extract from the seeds of Silybum marianum (milk thistle) and is made of a complex of flavonoids, mainly composed of silybin, silidianin and silicristin. Silybin is the most important and is the major component of silymarin. For thousands of years, this natural substance is considered the best remedy for liver diseases.