• Latin Name: Silybum Marianum
  • CAS No.: 84604-20-6
  • Active Ingredient: Silymarin.(L.) Gaertner
  • Specification: 80% Silymarin UV – 30% Silybin HPLC
  • Part used: Seed
  • Test Method: HPLC
  • Appearance: Brown Yellow Poweder


The Milk Thistle Silymarin is a plant belonging to the sunflower family and has ancient origins in the Mediterranean. Initially it was used for liver problems and as an antidote for mushroom poisoning throughout Europe. Silymarin is the active compound in the Milk Thistle seed extract (Silybum Marianum). It is a flavonolignan comprised of several other flavonolignans: silybin or silibinin are the most abundant. All parts of the plant contain silymarin, but the seed containgin especially high levels. Medical silymarin is extracted from milk thistle seeds. 


  • It is used to promote live health and as a liver support pill as it promotes normal liver function
  • Has an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effect
  • Has the function to detoxify the skin and the body after years of use that the main cosmetic companies provide for skin care