- 11-22-2004, 05:11 PM
Well I am going to get some milk thistle, but as I was browsing a herb site that I have order from in the past, I saw milk thistle on their for 16oz (448grams) for $13. Now this is 4times the amount when you order from a supplement company for the same price. My question is, would it be better to order from a supp. company, not sure if the actual seeds themselves are the same as what you get else where, or if supp companies do extractions first to get a stronger powder. Any help would be great.
- 11-22-2004, 05:45 PM
Originally Posted by snakebyte05
- 11-22-2004, 06:29 PM
The only problem with this is while the whole herb milk thistle does help for the liver a vast majority of its effects come from the standarized extract sillymarin. And when buying in bulk most companies tend not to standardize there products at all or very small like 3-5%.
You typically want to find the highest standarization possible, I go with 80%.
And while you can still acheive this with the bulk powder you need to guzzle down grams upon grams to get the same effect.
11-22-2004, 08:57 PM
I see, I know this company does standardized extracts on herbs, but mainly for theirDivinorum, but thats a whole different herb with lots of interesting effects.....
There is not mention of it for this product, so it is not extracted, I guess I will most likely find standardized 80% powder and order that.
11-22-2004, 09:38 PM
wow haven't heard anything about that since my freshman year of college
some ... interesting kid from the united arab emirate talked me into smoking some once
well as soon as i did everything turned purple for about 30 seconds and it felt like my skin was on fire and being poked with sharp needles . . . all in all a fun time ....
11-22-2004, 09:46 PM
Yea my experience with it was when i tried standardized 20x, they werent kidding when they said this is not for a beginner, i was out on the ground for a half our in another world. Some of mother natures plants are very interesting....Originally Posted by glenihan
11-23-2004, 02:42 AM
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