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Carduus marianus / Milk Thistle Seed Whole

Dried, Whole Milk Thistle Seed.
Carduus marianus / Milk Thistle Seed Whole is available for purchase in increments of 0.25 kilograms (Kg)

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Description

Cardus marianus has other common names include Silybum marianum, milk thistle, blessed milkthistle, Marian thistle, Mary thistle, Saint Mary's thistle, Mediterranean milk thistle, variegated thistle and Scotch thistle.

This species is an annual or biennial plant of the Asteraceae family. This fairly typical thistle has red to purple flowers and shiny pale green leaves with white veins. Originally a native of Southern Europe through to Asia, it is now found throughout the world.

 

Medicinal Action and Uses

Anti-Inflammatory - Used to help treat Liver inflammatory and also inflammatory bowel syndrome.

Antioxidant - has potent antioxidant effects. Antioxidants are thought to protect body cells from damage caused by a chemical process called oxidation.

Detoxifier - Milk thistle is used as a treatment for liver disease and is widely used to treat alcoholic hepatitis, alcoholic fatty liver, cirrhosis, liver poisoning and viral hepatitis. It has also been shown to protect the liver against medications such as acetaminophen, a non-aspirin pain reliever.

Regenerative - The active ingredient, or liver-protecting compound in milk thistle is known as silymarin. This substance, which actually consists of a group of compounds called flavonolignans, helps repair liver cells.

 

Packaging

Product is supplied in Resealable Foil Bags.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Common Name Milk Thistle Seed Whole
Weight 1.188000
Country of Manufacture United Kingdom

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