I take milk thistle sometimes, mostly when I was flaring. It is protective from some of the side effects of flares. And when I was flaring I was lucky enough to get many of the bad side effects or EILs. This thread has good information:www.healingwell.com/community/default.aspx?f=38&m=2121366
Male/59 DX ulcerative colitis Feb08, possible Crohn's colitis DX Mar10.
No Meds, allergic to Mesalamine. Remission since Mar10. Psyllium seed mixed with VSL3 especially helpful. Food journal instead of SCD.
Multivitamin, extra D3, K2, high gamma E, probiotics, fish oil, glutamine, magnesium, phos choline, resveratrol, S. Boulardii, boswellia, curcumin. Watch gluten, lots of fruit & vegetables (but no plums or kale), no soda, no HFCS, no trans fat, tea instead of coffee, no shellfish, few processed foods, no carrageenan. Nature created all of the locks, therefore Nature has all of the keys