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How To Make Milk Thistle Tincture

This liver-loving tincture is an easy and convenient way to tap into the benefits of milk thistle. In addition to all it's therapeutic properties, it can be taken about 20 minutes before meals to support digestion.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 5 ounces
Author Heather Dessinger



  • Coarsely grind the milk thistle seeds in a coffee grinder.
  • Transfer them to a jar and add the alcohol.
  • Place in a dark cabinet and allow the mixture to infuse for six to eight weeks, shaking occasionally.
  • Once the tincture is ready, strain out the seeds using a fine mesh sieve or cheesecloth. 
  • Label the tincture and store it in a cool spot away from direct sunlight.