Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum) A new plant for us in 2012 – Milk Thistle is a tall annual or biennial plant with large spiny leaves mottled with white, and purple thistle type flowers in summer. The medicinal parts of the plant are the ripe seeds. It looks good both in compositions and growing alone. £4.99 to £24.99. Find 2020 quality & cheap silybum marianum gaertn for sale. Plant Aromatics Plants Holy Buy Milk Thistle Semente 100pcs Plant Holy Thistle Silybum Marianum for Shui Fei Ji. Family: (Asteraceae) (A) to 6′. Silybum marianum. Nourish your health with traditional, high-quality silybum marianum plant exclusively at Alibaba.com. 77. I'm afraid I don't know those details. A hardy perennial, growing to around 50 cm tall, with typical, purple thistle flowers and spiky foliage covered with a … The seed can also be sown from May to August when the plant will normally wait until the following year to flower and thus behave as a biennial. Silybum marianum or milk thistle (MT) is the most well-researched plant in the treatment of liver disease. Thank you, Sheffield's Seed Co. Inc. ©2020 P (315) 497-1058 8-4pm EST Email: seed@sheffields.com, Policies Shipping Information We Support Resource Center. It has naturalized in parts of Europe, North America, South America, Australia and New Zealand. Seed is Out of Stock: Fill in the quantity you Need: Button and enter your contact information. Milk thistle has a white sap that oozes out when the stem or leaves are crushed. Milk Thistle is a native plant of North America and has been used by … Family: Aster (Asteraceae) Hardy to Zones 6 to 9, otherwise grown as a spring-planted annual, 120 days to seed harvest. Silybum marianum L, also called milk thistle, is another medicinal plant that has been used for over 2000 years as a therapeutic herb to treat liver diseases. Its seeds are oval, brown in color and resemble those of intellect tree or silk tree. Image: 134931025 The seeds are sown in April, directly into the ground, at 2-3 cm depth. * Research suggests that milk thistle extracts both prevent and repair damage to the liver from toluene and/or xylene. This fairly typical thistle has red to purple flowers and shiny pale green leaves with white veins. Originally a native of Southern Europe through to Asia, it is now cultivated throughout the world for its medicinal and pharmaceutical value. * Traditional milk thistle extract is made from the seeds, which contain approximately 4–6% silymarin. One of these thorns is the Silybum marianum. Let stand 30 minutes before drinking. $10.68 $ 10. Annual or overwintering annual, native to the Mediterranean and widely naturalized. Originally a native of Southern Europe through to Asia, it is now found throughout the world. Silybum Marianum Milk Thistle Medicinal Plant 50 Seeds Native to Europe, but now found throughout the world, Milk Thistle has a tradition of use as a medicinal plant. Seed is Out of Stock: Fill in the quantity you Need: Choose the "Check Out "Button and enter your contact information: Sheffield's will email when it arrives:  no payment at this time. All rights reserved. A thistle like flower head that is popular with bees and other pollinators. Best Seller in Milk Thistle Herbal Supplements. An ornamental thistle with deep-pink, tufted, thistle-like flowers. From shop NewWorldSeed. Genus Silybum are large annuals and biennials, with basal rosettes of large, lobed leaves and thistle-like purple flower-heads with spiny bracts in summer . It is an invasive self-seeder in some locations (Class A noxious weed in the State of Washington). It also grows in South Australia, North and South America. Family Asteraceae . Silybum marianum Milk Thistle, St. Mary's Thistle, Blessed Thistle. FAST & FREE. The roots can be eaten raw or boiled and buttered or par-boiled and roasted. Workers who had been exposed to vapors from toluene and/or xylene for 5–20 years were given either a standardized milk thistle extract (80% silymarin) or placebo for 30 days. Around the 16th century the milk thistle became quite popular and almost all parts of it were eaten. Thistle, Milk – Silybum marianum is an eye catching plant! The best edible roots should be produced from a May/June sowing, whilst sowing the seed in the spring as well as the summer should ensure a supply of edible leaves all year round. Our Lady’s Milk Thistle. 4.7 out of 5 stars 7,979. The first plants appear 2-3 weeks after sowing. Only 2 left Favorite Add to Milk Thistle Tincture // Extract //Liver support/ Organic (1 oz.) Read more on availability here, 1.5 Litre potted plant, 10cm (pot width) plant, Your email address will not be published. In traditional knowledge, people have used S. marianum for liver disorders such as hepatitis, liver cirrhosis and gallbladder diseases. Add to basket. 5 out of 5 stars (1,883) 1,883 reviews $ 6.00. young leaves can be prepared as vegetables. The seed is the part of the plant used medicinally. MENU MENU Alibaba.com. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. The spiny bracts on the flower head were eaten in the past like globe artichoke, and the stems (after peeling) can be soaked overnight to remove bitterness and then stewed. It also has medicinal uses to treat a range of disorders. Silymarin is a complex mixture of polyphenolic molecules, including seven closely related flavonolignans (silybin A, silybin B, isosilybin A, isosilybin B, silychristin, isosilychristin, silydianin) and one flavonoid (taxifolin). Southern Europe, Mediterranean and western North Africa. FREE Shipping. Category: Biennials. SILYBUM MARIANUM SEEDS (Saint Mary's Milk Thistle) - Plant World Seeds. * A good green manure plant, producing a lot of bulk for incorporation into the soil. Earthashram. 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