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Milk Thistle Seed (Whole)

Whole milk thistle seeds are obtained from Silybum marianum, a Mediterranean herb commonly called Holy Thistle, Lady's Thistle and Blessed Thistle.While the seeds are most frequently used to make teas, tinctures and infusions, they can also be as food. In fact, the seeds, with a flavor profile similar to flax, contain up to 25% protein. Try adding whole milk thistle seeds to salads, shakes and smoothies, cereals and breads.
Also Known As Cardus marianus, milk thistle, blessed milk thistle, Marian Thistle, Mary Thistle, Saint Mary's Thistle, Mediterranean milk thistle,variegated thistle, Scotch thistle.
SKU 1162


Gluten Free No
Kosher Yes
Organic No

Ordering & Availability

Minimum Order Quantity 100 lbs


Application cosmetic - Use the lightly crushed seeds to prepare tinctures for topical use.culinary - Toast to use in salads or snacks, or roast to brew an alternative coffee beverage. The seeds may also be eaten raw.safety - Due to potential hormonal effects, do not use this herb without medical supervision if you have a history of prostate cancer, breast cancer or other hormone-driven disease.
Country of Origin Eastern Europe

Regulatory & Compliance

Allergens Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Eggs, Milk, Wheat, Soy, Fish, Crustacean, Sesame Seeds (Canada), Mustard (Canada)

Storage & Packaging

Pack Sizes 1/4 pound, 1 pound
Storage Instructions Store in an airtight container away from heat, humidity and direct sunlight.