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Milk thistle

Milk thistle


Certified Organic Milk Thistle

Perfect for container gardens, raised beds, in ground growing.

This herb can reach up to six feet tall and wide.

A prickly plant with purple flowers.  Silymarin Is the main active ingredient in milk thistle which has antioxidant, antiviral, and anti-inflammatory properties.

Milk thistle helps liver and gallbladder disorders, promote breast milk production, prevent and treat cancer.   It protects your liver, can help prevent declining brain function that is age related, protects your bones, and helps with acne!  

You can use the roots and stalks in soups and stews after they have been peeled and soaked.  Once spines have been removed from the leaves you can eat them raw or cooked.  The seeds can be roasted as a coffee substitute.  

You can pair milk thistle with peppermint to make a soothing tea.

Regular water at the base of the plant.

Fertilize every 6 weeks throughout the growing season.

About Rolling Hills Herbs:

Locally grown since 2008….

The heart of ROLLING HILLS is the grower herself, Carrie-Anne Parker who’s love and passion for connecting individuals with the pure beauty and healing of nature is evident in every aspect of the work she does.  

ROLLING HILLS is a fusion of artistic expression combined with a passion for regenerative, sustainable urban agriculture using heirloom starter plants for the edible and medicinal home garden and specialty cut flowers as our palate.

As a nursery stock grower of certified organic heirloom vegetable starter plants, we love offering you unique varieties that you will savor each and every taste of your gardens bounty.

Our medicinal starter plants allow you to connect with the innate healing of nature, taking time to care for self and your loved ones in the most gentle way possible.  

 From the heirloom medicinal and vegetable seeds she sows to the romantic, glorious antique varieties of flowers she grows, the brilliance of nature is expressed in a way that fills your life with grace and joy.