Milk thistle, also known as holy thistle, is a purple flowering herb in the daisy family and has been cultivated by humans for centuries. The first century Roman naturalist, Pliny the Elder, is known to have discovered milk thistle as useful when dealing with liver issues. Additionally, the Greek physician, Dioscorides, is said to have incorporated milk thistle into his kidney and liver disease healing regimes; he cites its use in his encyclopedia of medicinal plants that he created while traveling with the army.
Though you will likely not reach for the milk thistle for a tasty afternoon teatime treat, if you feel the need to sweep your liver and kidneys clean, you’ll want to partake. Furthermore, milk thistle’s anti-inflammatory and antioxidant qualities make it a popular choice when wishing to protect your nerves against cell damage. Some also purport milk thistle to have anti-aging qualities and some studies have also indicated that milk thistle may even protect against bone loss.
What Does Milk Thistle Tea Taste Like?
Not much, to be honest. But not to worry: when brewing your cup of Buddha Teas Milk Thistle Teas, try including a bag of Ginger Root Tea, Rosemary Tea, or even Nettle Leaf Tea, for added flavor and benefits.
- Good source of antioxidants
- Contains vitamin E
- Contains quercetin
18 Bleach Free Tea Bags / Box
Directions for Use: Fresh water is essential for brewing a proper cup of tea.
1. Use 1 teabag per cup of boiling water.
2. Cover and steep for 6 to 9 minutes
3. Remove tea bag and enjoy!
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