St Mary's Thistle (also known as Milk Thistle) has a remarkable protective and restorative effect on the liver - that amazingly complex organ whose metabolic processes largely bear the burden of the body's detoxification work.
St Mary's Thistle can assist both the healthy or sick liver in its constant encounters with toxins. It is useful to give to a horse that has had ongoing doses of antibiotics.
Can be taken long term is recommended to be fed for a minimum of 8-12 weeks to be of most benefit. Often recommended for horses who have suffered liver damage from eating any poisons (i.e Patterson's Curse), infections, high worm burdens or ongoing/excessive pharmaceutical drug use. Often recommended in conjunction with White Willow Bark Powder, for horses suffering from Laminitis. See our Laminitis Lifter Herbal Blend for more details.
20-30g per day/500kg horse mixed into dampened feed.
For best results, feed for a minimum of 2-3 months.
May be of benefit for improving or promoting health or production or performance. Consult your vet before treating any illness.
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