Herbs for Liver, the Organ Not the Stinky Dinner with Onions

A few months before the birth of my son, a routine check-up revealed a slightly elevated bilirubin level in my blood.  The liver filters bilirubin from the blood, so elevated levels can indicate poor liver function.  Since my level was only slightly elevated, I jumped into action.  Research pointed me toward a reduction or elimination of alcohol, and a daily supplement of Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum). Milk Thistle is an herb that has been used for over two thousand years [...]