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.
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