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Milk thisle seeds, (Silybum marianum), organic

58p per 10g
Silybum marianum is an annual or biennial plant in the Asteraceae (daisy) family. It is turned to for being a liver protector.

Where

Bulgaria

Who

Sourced by Organic herb trading

How To Use It

Milk thistle can be consumed as a tea – the crushed seeds steeped in boiling water

  • Milk Thistle can also be used like flax seeds: as a topping to cereals and salads, added to baking, and mixed into smoothies and shakes.

Health Benefits

Milk thistle has come to be known as the ‘liver clenser’ and has lots and lots of research to back the claims

  • Milk Thistle contains silybin – found in the entire plant but concentrated in the seeds – which acts as an antioxidant and an anti-inflammatory agent. It is this active component of the plant that can help with over-indulgence and hangovers.
  • Used for treating various liver diseases
  • Can help slow the decline in cognitive function
  • Stimulate bone mineralization and help protect from Ostoporosis
  • It can boost breast milk production in lactating mothers
  • Supplement for treating acne
  • May be a useful complementary therapy to help manage type 2 diabetes

Ingredients/Materials

Warm air dried Milk thistle seeds