Milk Thistle and Yellow Dock for Acne
Answered by: Susan Eagles
Question from: Name not given
Posted on: February 1, 2002

Are milk thistle and yellow dock is used for acne?

Yellow Dock root may be used as part of the therapy for treating acne. It works by helping to clear toxins through the lymphatic glands and the bowels. Yellow Dock also supports the liver in its role of metabolizing toxins for excretion.

Milk thistle seed is sometimes used in acne. It supports and protects the liver and helps the blood to move nutrients in and toxins out.

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