Milk Thistle

Milk Thistle

Milk Thistle

Silybum marianum

Source: seeds and flowerheads.
Actions: protects liver, increases bile secretion, antioxidant, increases production of breast milk.
Therapeutic uses: liver disorders including hepatitis, cirrhosis and jaundice, PMS, candidiasis, psoriasis.
Typical preparation: capsules, decoction, liquid tincture.
Contraindications: none known.