Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum L.) is a plant native to southern parts of Europe. It is also called cardus marianus, milk thistle, blessed milk thistle, Mary thistle. It gets its name from the milky sap that comes out of the leaves when they are broken.
Milk Thistle plant is grown on an industrial scale to obtain grains for the production of medicines and to extract oil that is widely used in cosmetics. It can also be planted for decorative purposes as an original decoration of flower gardens and elegant lawns.
How To Use Milk Thistle Seeds Health Embassy
Milk Thistle Seeds can be eaten in whole or ground form, as an addition to dried fruit and granola mixes, as a topping for salads, sandwiches, soups, etc. Sprinkle about 1 tbsp of them on salads in addition to, or instead of, hemp seeds, sesame, or flax seeds for a boost of flavor and nutrition.
Toast and then grind the Milk Thistle Seeds in a mortar. Add 1 tsp of this powder to a cup of cold water. Bring it to a boil. Then reduce to a simmer, cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove the mixture from the fire, let it stand for 10 minutes. Then pour it through a filter and into a cup.
Toast Milk Thistle Seeds in the oven for a crispy, nutritious snack. Preheat the oven to 180°C and put the seeds on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake them for 5 to 10 minutes, stirring the seeds from time to time to help them brown evenly. Remove them from the oven when they look golden brown.
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It does not replace the consultation with a doctor and cannot be used as a medication or be a part of therapy. All decisions on this matter should be consulted with your doctor.