Milk Thistle Extract
Latin name: Silybum marianum (Linn.) Gaert
Active Ingredients: Flavonoids, Egsilybin, Silydianin, Silychristin, Dehydrosilybinin,
Appearance: Light Yellow Powder or crystalline powder.
Product specifition: 80% silymarin / 20% silybin; 80% silymarin / 30% silybin;
80% silymarin / 35% silybin; 80% silymarin / 40% silybin; 60% silybin
Test method: HPLC / UV
Milk thistle originally is from Europe , the ingredient responsible for milk thistle’s medicinal
qualities is called silymarin. Silymarin is a flavonolignan that has been introduced fairly recently
as a hepatoprotective agent, it is the most well known compound of the flavonoids, thanks to its
well defined therapeutic properties, and in reality it is a mixture of three structural components:
silybin, silydianine and silychristine.
Functions of Milk Thistle Extract:
It has the functions of protecting liver cell membrane and improving the liver function. Meanwhile,
it has the function of detoxification, reducing the blood fat, benefiting the gallbladder, protecting the
brain and removing the free radical of body and active constituent.