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Milk Thistle Herbal Tea

milk thistle tea benefitsMilk Thistle (Silybum Adans.) is a flowering perennial plant native to the Mediterranean regions, the Middle East and Western Europe, which also grows throughout North America. Tall thistle-like flowers of this plant, varying in color from light pink to darkĀ  purple, can be easily spotted on the fields and in the valleys in all geographical areas with moderate climate. It received its nickname “milky” thistle because its leaves contain a sort of white sap, pretty mush resembling milk. Traditionally, milk thistle herbal tea has been used to prevent liver diseases and improve detoxification, and health benefits of milk thistle tea are expanding with new studies and researches. (more…)