Milk Thistle Seeds (Silybum Marianum)
- Silybum marianum has other common names include cardus marianus, milk thistle, blessed milk thistle, Marian thistle, Mary thistle, Saint Mary's thistle, Mediterranean milk thistle, variegated thistle and Scotch thistle.
- Milk thistle is used most often for liver disorders, including liver damage caused by chemicals, Amanita phalloides mushroom poisoning, jaundice, chronic inflammatory liver disease, cirrhosis of the liver, and chronic hepatitis. Nevertheless, researchers have not yet concluded with certainty that milk thistle is effective for any of these uses.
- Some people use milk thistle for diabetes, hangover, diseases of the spleen, prostate cancer, malaria, depression, uterine complaints, increasing breast milk flow, allergy symptoms, and starting menstrual flow.
- Height : 48"- 72"
Spacing : 24" - 36"
Sun Light : > 6 hours
Water : Average
Harvest : >100 days
Sowing : Sow seeds 1/2" deep
Germination : 7 - 20 days
Size : 2" - 3 " Diameter (Round Bud)
Color : Spiny Flowers and a Purple Center
Use : Excellent for Salad (Flowers & Leaves), Seeds as Coffee
Qty : >< 10 Seeds/pack