Botanical Name: Silybum marianum
Common Names: Holy thistle, Lady’s Thistle, Mary thistle, Marian thistle
Organic, Cut and Sifted
Milk Thistle Leaf
$8.33 – $22.12
Milk Thistle got it’s name because it grows with white veins which appear as though milk were spilled upon them. According to many legends, this appearance of milk is actually the milk of the Virgin Mary. Native to the Mediterranean region, Milk Thistle also grows wild throughout Europe, North America and Australia. For liver cleansing Milk Thistle is considered a top herb. Milk Thistle dramatically improves liver function by improving the liver cells ability to detoxify chemicals from the blood which can take the strain off the skin. This is a powerful and helpful herb for those who suffer with Eczema and psoriasis. We also offer a blood cleanser in liquid extract form found here.