Milk Thistle | Silybum marianum

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Milk Thistle

£3.50 50g           

Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum)

Whole milk thistle seeds (Silybum marianum)

Whole milk thistle seeds (Silybum marianum)

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Silybum Marianum

Common names: Milk Thistle, Mary Thistle

Family: Asteraceae

Parts used: Seeds

Habitat: Originally native to the meditteranean but naturalised throughout Europe. 

Constituents: Flavoligans, Flavonoids, Amines, Polyacetylenes

Actions: Hepatoprotective, Digestive Tonic, Galactagogue, Antidepressant, Choleretic

Traditional and current uses:

• Antioxidant 

• Anti-inflammatory

• Supports a healthy digestion

• Chemical poisoning 

• Poor digestion due to liver dysfunction

• Hepatitis

• Cirrhosis

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