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Sow thistle

Sow thistle is a medicinal herb of the Asteraceae family. It grows on all continents, except for permafrost regions. It can be found mainly in gardens. It has a lot of useful properties that made it popular in folk medicine.

It belongs to one-flower plants and can be both annual and perennial. About 100 different species belong to this genus. The features of the flower are in its beneficial components, such as ascorbic acid, lactic acid, fatty oils, choline and inulin. Thanks to these qualities, it is part of many medicinal products and has become mandatory in a people's medicine cabinet.

Sow thistle flowers are small and consist of many soft and thin petals. In the inflorescence there can be about 5-8 baskets. The flower has many seeds, their number can reach up to 7000. The leaves are dark green in colour, however, there are no any at the top of the stem. The lower ones form the petiole, so the plant looks like a bunch.

What else is attractive in this unusual flower for gardeners? In addition to absolute unpretentiousness and ease of cultivation, it can be used in soups, as well as vitamin salads. It also has antiparasitic properties.

Sow thistle in bulk from the company ‘Astra Fund Holland BV’

You can buy sow thistle in bulk from the Netherlands from a specialized Astra Fund supplier. We guarantee high quality deliveries, as we have an increased level of responsibility to customers and an impeccable reputation. Besides, we offer the best wholesale price for sow thistle from the Netherlands, complying with deadlines. For more than 20 years we have been in the market for the wholesale supply of plants of various types in many countries of the world. You can place an order from Astra Fund Holland BV by contacting our manager by phone, e-mail or on the website.