Methods and recipes for the use of milk thistle seeds


The use of thistle seeds for medical purposes, people started a long time ago. Milk thistle, or as we used to call it more, thistle, has a mass of healing properties. Plant seeds are considered the most effective. The use of milk thistle seeds is found in traditional and traditional medicine. In particular, the prevention and treatment of diseases of the liver and biliary tract.

The product has a number of positive qualities:

  • participation in the restoration of liver tissue at the cellular level;
  • vessel strengthening;
  • prevention of premature aging of the body;
  • wound healing;
  • source of vitamins and microminerals;
  • normalization of a number of metabolic processes;
  • removal of toxins;
  • preventive care in the treatment of gynecological diseases;
  • restoration of lipid metabolism;
  • normalization of the glycemic index.

How to take milk thistle seeds?

The use of milk thistle seeds is found in traditional and traditional medicine.

At home, the seeds can be prepared:

  • meal (powder);
  • alcohol tincture;
  • decoction;
  • tea drink;
  • butter.

The seed can be used as a useful flavoring agent for baking, porridge and other dishes.

Thistle seeds: from what, what and how to take?


On a glass of boiling water - 1 tsp. seeds. Brew 1/4 hours. Drink strained, warm, in small sips. Frequency of admission: 3 tbsp. in a day. The first portion - in the morning on an empty stomach. The second - half an hour before lunchtime snack. The third glass is before going to bed.

Such drinking is recommended for people who have suffered hepatic pathology. With varicose veins and alcoholism, and as a prophylactic agent for better functioning of the digestive tract and liver.


We dissolve 30 g of the crushed seed on a half-liter of warm water. Boil in a water bath 2 times. Strain out. Accept: 3 weeks at 12 receptions per day. Dosage: 1 tbsp. l with an interval of 60 min. After 2 weeks you can repeat.

This use of milk thistle seeds is effective in cleaning the body of metabolites and to control glucose levels. The tool has a positive effect in acute-chronic and toxic liver damage.

Milk decoction

Thistle seeds: from what, what and how to take

1 tbsp. milk with 1 tbsp. l Thistle bring to a boil. Insist night. In the morning, boil again, cool, strain. This portion is enough for a day - in 4 intakes after a meal. Recommended for children.


1 tbsp. l seeds for 1 tbsp. boiling water. Insist 2-3 hours. We drink in 3-4 doses. It is used in therapeutic and prophylactic purposes.

Alcohol tincture

Two glasses of alcohol (vodka) - 50 g of seeds. We maintain a month in room conditions. Periodically shake the vessel. It is applied inside and outwardly. In the first case: dilute 25 drops in half a glass of water, drink 5 times a day, half an hour before eating. But as an external remedy, it is used for itchy skin, purulent skin lesions, diseases of the joints, and trophic ulcers.


If symptoms of poisoning are found - 1 tbsp. l 4-5 times with equal intervals between doses. Meal can also be used instead of decoctions and infusions for liver diseases. The course of treatment is 40 days, 4-5 times a day. Dosage: 1 tsp. at a time. In this form, the tool is recommended to drink at least six months, making the intervals between courses of 2 weeks.

It is better to buy seeds in pure form. Milk thistle-based pharmaceutical products, although most of them are very effective, still contain other components, with the risk of side effects. And remember, resorting to the means of home medicine, consult first with a doctor.