Digestive, Hepatoprotective, anti-inflammatory, Anti-oxidant.
Silybum marianum, commonly known as ‘milk thistle’ is one of the oldest and thoroughly researched plants in the treatment of liver diseases. The extracts of milk thistle is being used as a general medicinal herb from as early as 4th century. This plant is used as emetic in 1st century A.D. by Dioskurides and also became favored medicine for hepatobiliar diseases in 16th century and the drug was revived again in 1960. American Indian or Alaska Native people use milk thistle to treat boils and other skin diseases. Homeopathic practitioners use preparations from the seeds to treat jaundice, gallstones, peritonitis, hemorrhage, bronchitis, and varicose veins. Milk thistle has also been used for nursing mothers for stimulating milk production, as a bitter tonic, for haemorrhoids, for dyspeptic complaints and as a demulcent in catarrah and pleurisy.
INCI NAME: SILYBUM MARIANUM SEED EXTRACT, GLYCERIN, AQUA, POTASSIUM SORBATE, SODIUM BENZOATE,
CAS NUMBER: 84604-20-6, 56-81-5, 7732-18-5, 24634-61-5/590-00-1, 532-32-1
EC NUMBER: 283-298-7, 200-289-5, 231-791-2, 246-376-1, 208-534-8
ASSAY: Expressed as Silymarin by TLC
CAS NUMBER: 84604-20-6
EC NUMBER: 283-298-7
ASSAY: Silymarin Min %20 by HPLC