Milk Thistle Extract / Silymarin

Botanical Source: Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn

CAS No.:  65666-07-1 / 22888-70-6 

Plant part used: Seed

Appearance: Fine Yellow to Yellowish Brown Powder

Specifications: Silymarin 80%, 98% UV;

                        Silybin 30% ~ 98% HPLC

Botanical source:Silybum Marianum (L.) Gaertn

Synonyms:Silymarin Silybin

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Product Introduction
Appearance: Fine Yellowish Brown PowderParticle Size: 80 Mesh
Loss on Drying: NMT 5.0%Ash Content: NMT 1.0%
Total Plate Count: < 10,000cfu/gTotal Yeast & Mold: < 1,000cfu/g
E. Coli: NegativeSalmonella: Negative

Heavy Metals
Arsenic (As): NMT 2ppmLead (Pb): NMT 2ppm
Cadmium (Cd): NMT 1ppmMercury(Hg): NMT 0.1ppm


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

Milk thistle is used often for liver disorders, including liver damage caused by chemicals, Amanita phalloides mushroom poisoning, jaundice, chronic inflammatory liver disease, cirrhosis of the liver, and chronic hepatitis. Nevertheless, researchers have not yet concluded with certainty that milk thistle is effective for any of these uses.


1. Treating hepatitis;

2. Protecting liver cell membrane and improve the liver function;

3. Protecting the brain and remove the free radical of body;

4. Detoxify, reduce the blood fat, and be good for gallbladder.

5. Promoting the secretion of bile and inflammation;

6. Strengthening antioxidant, can remove the body of free radicals, delay senescence.

Shipment Details
1. Packing: Packed in fiber drum, LDPE bag inside. Net weight: 25kgs/drum; 
2. Storage: Keep tightly sealed, store away from moisture, strong heat and sunlight;
3. Lead time: Usually 7-10days after order confirmed;
4. Shelf Life: 2 years if sealed and stored in the recommended conditions;