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Milk thistle prevents the elastin of the skin from degrading abruptly and accelerates the renewal of collagen, acts on age spots. Latin name: Silybum marianum L. Family: Asteraceae Part of the plant used: seeds Appearance: brownish to brownish Packaging: Canada For well-being and health Soothing, softening, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, emollient, moisturizing, nourishing , tonic Indications Soften and protect sensitive skin, delay aging, nourish hair and nails Cosmetics Anti-wrinkle cream, make-up remover, sun lotion How to use Dosage: Up to 100% Solubility: Insoluble in water, insoluble in oil. How to make your macerate for your cosmetics: The oily macerate Place the quantity of dried milk thistle seeds you want in a Mason jar and cover with a vegetable oil of your choice. Close the jar and leave to macerate in the dark for at least 12 weeks, shaking occasionally. Filter using a coffee filter or cheesecloth and collect the liquid which you can then keep in a previously disinfected airtight container, such as a 500 ml amber glass bottle. Then use in the oily phase of your preparations. This product is stable and can be stored for several months away from light and heat. Storage Store in an airtight container and close the lid tightly after each use. Store in a cool, dry place away from moisture and light. Can be stored for up to 2 years in optimal conditions when dried, 24 hours in infusion/decoction, 6 to 7 years in oil if the plants are dried beforehand, while fresh plants in oil have a shelf life shorter life, 1 to 2 years. Mother tinctures in alcohol can be kept for 7 to 10 years and medicinal vinegars for 5 to 7 years if the acetic acid level is 8% or 9%, but between 6 months and 3 years if the acetic acid level is only 5%. Maceration in glycerin can be kept for 1 to 2 years. Precautions Keep out of the reach of children Respect the recommended dosages External use only Caution in case of sensitivity to Asteraceae May act on diabetic medication, consult a doctor I recommend that you consult a qualified health professional before using products with herbal medicine, especially if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or taking any medication.

milk thistle | Organic

SKU: H0053
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