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Milk Thistle Extract

Product Name: Milk Thistle Extract
Botanical Source: Silybum Marianum (L.) Gaertn
Appearance: Fine Yellowish Brown Powder
Specification: 40%-80% Silymarin, 30%-60% Silybin (+Isosilybin)
CAS No.: 84604-20-6
Molecular Formula: C25H22O10
Molecular Weight: 482.436


Milk Thistle contains Silymarin. Milk Thistle Extract can protect liver cells from toxic substances, especially alcohol and environmental pollutants (pesticides, heavy metals, etc.) invasion and damage the liver. It has a strong antioxidant function, can protect liver cells from free radical damage, the effect is far better than vitamin E.

Milk Thistle Extract can promote protein synthesis, speed up the production of new liver cells, or allow damaged liver cells to repair themselves. Therefore, it is called "natural liver protection medicine". In addition, Milk Thistle Extract has the effects of anti-radiation, anti-aging, preventing arteriosclerosis, delaying skin aging and so on. The product is widely used in the production of medicine, health care products, cosmetics, food and other products.


1. Regenerating liver cells damaged by alcohol or drugs.

2. Free radical scavenging properties.

3. Protecting the liver against pharmaceuticals that stress the liver.

4. Preventing liver damage caused by anti-tuberculosis medicine.


Milk Thistle Extract


Milk thistle has a wide range of applications due to its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxifying properties. It is commonly used for:

Liver Health: Milk thistle is primarily known for its hepatoprotective benefits. It helps protect the liver from damage caused by toxins, alcohol, and certain medications.

Detoxification: Milk thistle supports the body’s natural detoxification processes, helping to eliminate toxins and waste products.

Antioxidant Protection: Milk thistle contains powerful antioxidants that help neutralize free radicals and protect cells from damage.

Inflammation Reduction: Milk thistle has anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce inflammation throughout the body.

Skin Health: Milk thistle is sometimes used topically to treat skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.

Digestive Support: Milk thistle may help improve digestion and relieve symptoms of indigestion.

Immune Function: Milk thistle has been shown to support immune function and protect against infections.

What Is Milk Thistle?

Milk thistle, also known as Silybum marianum, is a perennial herb native to the Mediterranean region. It belongs to the Asteraceae family and has been used for centuries for its medicinal properties.

Milk thistle seeds and fruits are widely used in medicine and nutraceuticals due to their antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxifying properties.

Historically, milk thistle has been used to treat poisonous snake bites, jaundice, and gallbladder stones. In modern times, milk thistle extract has been formulated into capsules and other supplements for its hepatoprotective benefits.

Milk thistle extract has been shown to reduce the production of free radicals, inhibit lipid peroxidation, protect liver cell membranes, and block toxins from binding to receptors on liver cell membranes. It also helps relieve fatigue, enhance liver detoxification function, detoxify alcohol, and protect the liver.

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