Frontier Co-op, Whole Milk Thistle Seed, 16 oz (453 g)
Best By: March 2026
- Date First Available: March 2011
- Product Code: FRO-00912
- UPC Code: 089836009128
- Package Quantity: 453.59 g
- Dimensions: 18.5 x 16 x 3.3 cm , 0.48 kg
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- Silybum Marianum
Milk thistle's hard, dark-colored seeds are ground and used to make a tea or tincture, encapsulated, or added to foods. The whole seeds are also sometimes added to foods. The seeds have a slightly bitter, oily taste and a faint aroma.
Botanical name: Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn.
TOP-QUALITY MILK THISTLE SEED - Frontier Co-op organic milk thistle seed (Silybum marianum) has a long history of use, both as a food and for its wellness benefits. The nutty tasting seeds can be utilized in many different ways. Our bulk whole milk thistle seed is kosher certified and non-irradiated.
LIVER HEALTH - The liver works to keep the body free of harmful substances and toxins. The seeds have long been associated with wellness benefits and modern research has verified most of those historical uses. Milk thistle seed supports a healthy liver and historically has been used as a liver tonic and in various digestive formulas.
VERSATILE USES - Milk thistle seed can be consumed in many ways, as a tea, in capsules, as a tincture and of course in food. Use the whole seed to sprinkle on salads, sandwiches, and mix in with trail mix, or easily ground down the seed to incorporate into tea, baked goods, and smoothies.
ORIGIN/SOURCING - Used for centuries as food and for its healthful properties, milk thistle seed has a long tradition of use in herbalism. The seeds originate from Bulgaria and are harvested from the milk thistle seed pod once ripe and dried. The milk thistle plant itself can grow up to 4-5 feet tall and has lettuce like leaves with spiky purple flowers.
ABOUT US - Owned by stores and organizations that buy and sell our products, Frontier Co-op has been a member-owned cooperative since 1976. We support natural living and our products are never irradiated or treated with ETO. We're committed to the health and welfare of the environment and everyone producing and consuming our botanical products.
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|Serving Size: 1 tsp. (3 g)|
|Servings Per Container: 151|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Total Fat||1 g||1%*|
|Total Carbohydrate||1 g||<1%*|
|Milk Thistle, whole (seed)||3 g||**|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
** Daily Value not established.