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Milk thistle has been used in medicine for thousands of years as a tonic for the liver and gallbladder. The old natural remedies have been forgotten over time.

from Dr. Axe

7 Restorative Milk Thistle Benefits

Milk Thistle Benefits> to detoxify body temporarily, recommended daily intake of milk thistle is 150 mg, taken 1-3 times daily. This is a somewhat high dose that can act as a natural liver “detox”. For ongoing use and liver support, 50-150 mg daily.


Milk thistle plant... did you know every single part of the plant can be eaten? It has many health benefits, a good source of manganese, iron, phosphorous, zinc, and selenium. It destroys free radicals and is used to fight cancer, helps prevent and heal gallstones, and much else. To eat raw cut off the very edge of the thistle leaf. Boil to soften thorns and eat them like spinach thorns and all. Or whiz in a blender to tear up thorns. Frying the leaves makes the leaves crispy like potato…


20 Amazing Benefits Of Milk Thistle For Skin, Hair And Health

9 Amazing Benefits Of Milk Thistle For Skin, Hair And Health


dsweetdaydreamer: Long used as an herbal remedy in both Eastern and Western medicine, milk thistle has enjoyed a renaissance in popularity in the West recently - most probably as a result of several significant scientific discoveries concerning its remarkable medicinal qualities. Its use in traditional eastern medicine is more obscure. Thought to be a native of the Mediterranean where it is used as both a medicine and a foodstuff, milk thistle also grows in select areas in the Middle East…

from Love, Home and Health

How To Improve Liver Function with Milk Thistle

Learn How to Improve Liver Function with Milk Thistle! Milk Thistle taken faithfully can REVERSE many Liver Problems!

from Nature Moms Blog

An Herb Body Map » Nature Moms

It can be tough to remember which remedies are effective for different ailments. It's difficult sometimes to remember all the essential oils, spices, herbs, or homeopathic remedies and what they are effective for. It's a lot to remember! This is why I have an herb map that I keep on my kitchen wall that acts...