Milk thistle

Milk thistle

Name: Milk thistle

Latin name: Silybum marianum

Family:  Asteraceae

Parts Used: Seeds

Taste: Bitter, sour

Energetics: Cooling

Key actions: Hepatoprotective, hepatoresorative, galactagogue, cholagogue


           Avoid with known allergy to Asteraceae family.

Milk thistle is a very supportive herb to nursing mothers as she stimulates milk flow and production. Milk thistle also aids in restoring the liver to its proper structure and function.*
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