Milk Thistle – (Silybum marianum) Milk thistle is a plant named for the white veins on its large prickly leaves. The #1 recommended herb for liver health (the herbs are powerful and strong and highly recommend for treatments of the liver) Milk thistle is used as a natural treatment for liver problems. These liver problems include cirrhosis, jaundice, hepatitis, and gallbladder disorders. Milk Thistle actually grows new liver cells. Multiple studies suggest the benefits of oral milk thistle tea for cirrhosis. In studies up to five years long, milk thistle improved liver function and decreased the number of deaths in people with liver disease.
- 1 -2 tsp of herb
- 1 – 1/2 cup(s) Boiling Spring Water
- Herbs are best used without sweetener but if you decide you want to use a sweetener, RAW AGAVE is recommended. It is an unprocessed plant-based sugar
How to steep herbs and tea:
- Preparing using 1 teaspoon: Pour 1 cup (8 oz) of boiling water over 1 teaspoon (3 grams) of dried leaf. Close the teapot and allow to stand for 10 minutes, then sweeten to taste.
- Preparing using 2 teaspoons: Pour 1.5 cups (12 oz) of boiling water over 2 teaspoons (5 grams) of dried leaf. Close the teapot and allow to stand for 10 minutes, then sweeten to taste.
About Millwood Naturals Herbs
All Millwood Naturals herbs are USDA certified. They are packaged loose, in capsules or prepped in unbleached tea bags. Bagged in food-safe packaging and sealed.
*Use at your own risk. We are not doctors and We DO NOT offer medical advice but below are some of the benefits of using herbs in natural healing. The statements and products shown on this website have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Please consult your physician prior to taking any herbs.
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