Milk Thistle seeds, or also knows as Silybum marianum, is a truly one of a kind herb. It is renowned around the world for centuries because of its natural compound called silymarin found in it. It is native in the Mediterranean region and it grows wild throughout the countryside of Europe, North America and Australia. The silymarin compound found in the powder is the component responsible for all of the herb's purported medical benefits.
Other than brewing tea from the seeds, Milk Thistle Seeds is also good as a smoothie, try this Milk Thistle Herb Liver Lovin Smoothie Recipe.
- 1 handful fresh spinach
- 1/2 ripe avocado
- 1 cup frozen pineapple
- 1 small cucumber chopped
- 1 1/2 tsp milk thistle powder
- 1 tsp chia seeds
- 1/2 - 1 cup coconut water
- Add all ingredients to your blender, and blend well.
- You may also add 1 tsp maca powder for stabilizing hormones and adaptogenic properties.