Milk thistle as a tincture is taken by mouth most often for liver disorders, including liver damage caused by chemicals or alcohol.
Milk thistle is also taken for heartburn (dyspepsia), inflammatory bowel disease, enlarged prostate, and infertility.
Other benefits of Milk Thistle include:
Milk Thistle Protects Your Liver
It May Help Prevent Age-Related Decline in Brain Function
Milk Thistle Could Protect Your Bones
It May Improve Cancer Treatment
It Can Boost Breast Milk Production
It Could Help Treat Acne.