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I heard that milk thistle need alcohol to extract sylamarin so it's hard to take it as tea.Can't i eat the seeds directly from the plant fresh?
You can but...: Apparently you need to take quite a bit to have much of a benefit. The seeds contain about 3-6% silymarin so you need to take about 1/2 ounce of seeds (approximately 1 tbsp.) daily to get a therapeutic amount. They can be eaten whole or ground. See http://newroots.Drizzlehosting.Com/livermt.Html. ...Read more
Extracts and ETG: Yes. Potentially.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had my gallbladder removed a month ago, does this effect at all the way your body breaks down alcohol?
Can I add a dash of vanilla extract to my 6 month old's oatmeal if I make sure to "cook" the alcohol out?
Why ever ????: Please never infer adult ideas about taste to an infant. Such additives have no food value and can trigger allergic reactions. Babies have a limited sense of taste which you can understand if you ever tried any of the usual baby formulas. Tastes like chalk water to me. Babies are not little adults and early feeding is just a training stage to get them to table foods. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I read alcohol is removed from our body at 1 UK unit per hour. Does an alcoholics body adapt and remove it faster?
Not really: Some say they do, but it's not much faster. People vary some as far as the speed goes. Drive safely. ...Read more
Don't understand ?: Alcohol is metabolized into acetaldehyde and then into acetic acid, which is then used by the body, in the Krebs cycle, to produce energy. There is no "acid" that accumulates and needs to be removed. In patients who drink extremely large amounts of alcohol, other byproducts, such as acetone and dihydroxybutyric acid DO cause alcoholic ketoacidosis, which resolves with thiamine and fluids. ...Read more
The answer is simple: Yes. Most likely and depends on how much and when you ingested it. ...Read more
Hi there, I had my appendix removed yesterday and I was wondering when I could consume alcohol and recreational drugs?
Alcohol and drugs: Your question indicates that you may be on a dangerous lifestyle course. You should obtain help on the dangers of mixing alcohol and recreational drugs so as to take care of yourself and not fall prey to addiction and disease. Take effort to learn the truth. Your life is at stake. ...Read more