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Thistle, Silver

  Thistle, SilverScientific Name: Carlina acaulis
Common Name:  Silver Thistle
Other Common Names:
Carlina Angelica, Carline Thistle, Dwarf Thistle, Everthroat, Silver Thistle, Stemless Thistle
Plant Type: Biennial
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): 5-7
Germination: Easy
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 15
Uses: Medicinal
Notes: Root is used as a liver, gall bladder, and kidney tonic. And an ingredient in Swedish cooking. Bitter, good for skins diseases.

ONOPORDON ACANTHIUM The cotton is occasionally collected from the stem and used to stuff pillows, and the oil obtained from the seeds has been used on the Continent for burning, both in lamps and for ordinary culinary purposes. Twelve pounds of the seeds are said to produce, when heat is used in expression, about 3 lb of oil.

Price: $3.50/pkt

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Any statement made concerning medical conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.

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