Milk Thistle Seeds are a world renowned remedy due to the presence of a natural compound called Silymarin. This herb has a large demand all over the globe. Milk Thistle Seeds originated in the Mediterranean region and they grow all over the country side of the continents of Europe, North America and Australia. The seeds of this herb are most commonly used to prepare remedies to various diseases. The Milk Thistle herb is mostly used in case of liver disorders, mushroom poisoning, cirrhosis of the liver, chronic hepatitis and jaundice. Also some people use Milk Thistle seeds to treat diabetes, prostate cancer, malaria, depression, uterine issues and so on.
In food, the leaves and flowers are eaten as vegetables and salads or as a substitute to spinach. The seeds are roasted and taken as a substitute of coffee.