Milk Thistle Seed Oil – 3.4oz (100ml)

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Milk Thistle Oil

Milk thistle oil is good for both the skin, and has traditionally been used to help treat liver function. The oil is rich in antioxidents, fatty acids, sterols and vitamin E. The oil is created by cold pressing the seeds from the Milk Thistle, a plant that produces a recognizable purple flower in the summer.

 

Description

Milk Thistle Seed Oil

Common English Name: Milk thistle.

Botanical Name: Silybum marianum.

Plant Family: Asteraceae.

Method of Extraction: Cold Pressed.

Origin: Mediterranean region of Europe.

Plant Description: Distinctive purple flower heads with thorns and white mottling on its leaves.

Main Chemical Components: Silymarin (silibinin, silychristin, and silydianin), vitamin E, linoleic acid.

Blends Well With: Not known.

Uses: Clinical studies have mixed results in the area of liver disease (from alcohol) and cancer (http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/milk-thistle). Can also be used to protect skin.

Fun Fact: Greek physician Dioscorides (40 – 90 A.D.) gave this plant species the name Silybum.

Cautions for Use: Milk thistle may cause diarrhea and an upset stomach. Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not use if you have a history of hormone-related cancers. Milk thistle may cause interactions with several prescription or over-the-counter drugs; consult a qualified health care practitioner before use.

1 review for Milk Thistle Seed Oil – 3.4oz (100ml)

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    Mili Roy

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