Milk thistle health benefits (Silybum marianum Fam. Compositae)


milk thistle medical plant which use to are Roots, leaves and fruits are used in folk medicine for the condition of the liver and spleen. In Vrancea in Nereju, the "selected" seeds placed in brandy and drank "Quicksilver".

What used to be a common treatment for syphilis and therefore grow in backyard gardens in many areas.


The chemical composition: it contains bitter substances, amines, tannins. At first, it was believed that the plant contains silymarin, but then found that this component is a byproduct of flavonoids coniferol.