Silybum marianum Extract Milk thistle

Silybum marianum Extract—- Milk thistle

Source: Silybum marianum
Latin Name:Silybum marianum

Extract part: flower

Specifications: 3%-90%
Active Ingredient :Milk thistle

Identification measure :HPLC
Appearance: Fine Light yellow brown  powder 
Country of origin:P.R. China


 Milk thistle is a thistle of the genus Silybum Adans., a flowering plant of the daisy family (Asteraceae). They are native to the Mediterranean regions of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. The name “milk thistle” derives from two features of the leaves; they are mottled with splashes of white and they contain a milky sap.Of all the herbal supplements you will find for sale on our site, milk thistle extract may be the most intriguing.

Silymarin is extracted from the seeds of milk thistle which is of medicinal asteraceae plant. It is yellow powder or crystal powder and tastes bitter.Milk thistle extract is widely used in medicines, health products, cosmetics and foods.

Silymarin can protect liver cells from toxic substances invasion, especially ethanol and environmental pollutants (pesticides, heavy metals, etc.) intrusion. Milk thistle extract is a strong antioxidant and can protect liver cells from being damaged by free radicals. Its effect is much more stronger than that of Vitamin E. Milk thistle extract can promote synthesis of protein, accelerate creation of new liver cells, or make damaged liver cells self-repaired. So it is called “natural liver protection drug”.


1. Silymarin extract is widely used in medicine, health products, food and cosmetics

2.Protecting liver cell membrane and improving the liver function,Detoxification, reducing the blood fat, benefiting the gallbladder,protecting the brain and removing the free radical of body.

3.As a kind of better antioxidant, it can clear free radical in human body, postpone senility4. Silymarin extract  has the function of radiation hardening, arteriosclerosis preventing