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Is silymarin safe during pregnancy?

Silymarin, the active compound in milk thistle, is generally considered safe. It has been given to pregnant women in clinical studies without any evidence of a negative reaction. But the research is very limited. Until more is known, it's best to avoid taking silymarin while you are pregnant.

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