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Can I give silymarin to my child?

It is unknown whether silymarin is safe in children, so it is best not to give your child this supplement. The main reason people take silymarin, which is derived from the milk thistle plant, is for liver concerns. If you think your child has a liver problem, talk to a pediatrician.

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