Holy Thistle has been used medicinally for more than 2,000 years. A flavonoid in the fruit called Silymarin, is a powerful antioxidant that may also protect the cells of the liver, by removing and blocking the entrance of harmful toxins. Holy Thistle is believed to have great power in the purification and circulation of the blood, and has been used to cure chronic headaches. It is also used for stomach and digestive problems, can strengthen the heart, and is good for the lungs and kidneys.
Compounds in Persimmon Leaves have been shown to help remove excess fat from the body. The tannins and flavonoids in Persimmon Leaves are also believed to have anti-hypertensive, anti-carcinogenic, and anti-mutagen properties. Persimmon Leaves have been used to help alleviate digestive problems and dermatitis, and also act as a natural antihistamine, which helps reduce allergic reactions.