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Category: Medicinals

Milk Thistle

Silybum marianum (Asteraceae)

Milk thistle is an annual or biennial plant native to Southern Europe and Asia.

Key Actions:

  • Liver protective
  • Chemoprotective
  • Anticancer
  • Anti-allergenic
  • Increases breast milk production

Psyllium

Plantago spp. (Plantaginaceae)

Psyllium is produced from several species in the Plantago family, found all over the world. Both the seeds and the husk can be used.

Key Actions:

  • Demulcent
  • Bulk laxative
  • Antidiarrheal