He runs back in the room with a serious look on his face. He hands me a botte of pills, and without breaking his laser gaze, he says that i must take one of these pills EACH DAY.
I'm thinking this must be something very serious. I look down at the bottle and read the label.
What the #%@! is this? I've never even heard of this! Why should i take it? I drink milk every day i tell him. He demands i take them. As a matter of fact he wanted me to open the bottle and take one right there in front of him!
I ask him again what it is and what it's for. He says to look it up.
So without further adoo...
It is now completely clear.
Milk thistle is believed to have protective effects on the liver and improve its function. It is typically used to treat liver cirrhosis, chronic hepatitis (liver inflammation), and gallbladder disorders. Treatment claims also include:
- Lowering cholesterol levels
- Reducing insulin resistance in people with type 2 diabetes who also have cirrhosis
- Reducing the growth of cancer cells in breast, cervical, and prostate cancers
My dad thinks i'm an alcoholic.