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Milk Thistle Seeds (Silybum marianum)

Milk Thistle Seeds (Silybum marianum)


​Milk Thistle​
(Silybum marianum)​

Revered for its ability to protect the liver, Milk Thistle​ contains silymarin which is a key constituent ​in treating an array of liver disorders. ​A traditional medicine for depression and​ cancer prevention. ​
Increases milk production   in nursing mother's​

Family: Asteraceae​
Medicinal Actions: hepatorestorative, antinflammatory, antioxidant
Planting: herbaceous perennial, Zones 4-7​
Cut back to the ground in Autumn​, full sun

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