CBA Factory Bulk Supply Natural Milk Thistle Extract Silybum marianum. (L.)Gaertner

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Natural Milk Thistle Extract Silybum marianum. (L.)Gaertner

Natural Milk Thistle Extract Silybum marianum. (L.)Gaertner

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Milk Thistle Extract Silybum marianum. (L.)Gaertner

Plant source: Milk Thistle

Latin Name: Silybum marianum. (L.)Gaertner

Part of Used: Seed

Appearance: Brown yellow powder

Active Ingredient: Silymarin

Specification: 80% Silymarin UV, 30% Silybin HPLC


Standard: Kosher,HALAL,ISO9001,HACCP.

Silymarin is a kind of favonolignan compound, it is extracted from the seed capsule of composite plant Silybum marianum, yellow powder, bitter in taste. The main ingredients are: Silybin, Isosilybin, Silydianin,Silychristin, etc. It has the efficacy of liver protecting, improve the function of liver, promote biliation and diminish liver inflammation. As a kind of better antioxidant, it can clearing free radical in human body, postpone senility. Silymarin can protect the liver from damage of alcohol, chemical toxicant, drug, food poison, environmental pollution; accelerate liver cell regenerating and repairing. So it is called The natural liver-protection drug. In addition, Silymarin has the function of radiation hardening, arteriosclerosis preventing, skin-aging delaying. It is widely used in drug, health products, food and cosmetics.

Main functions:

  1. Liver Detoxification & Health

As a liver support and liver aid, milk thistle is a powerful detoxifier. It helps rebuild liver cells while removing toxins from the body that are processed through the liver. Milk thistle is effective at naturally reversing the harmful effects of alcohol consumption, pesticides in our food supply, heavy metals in our water supply, pollution in the air that we breathe in and even poisons!

  1. Helps Protect Against Cancer

Milk thistle seeds are a high source of the antioxidant flavonoid called silymarin. Silymarin is associated with decreasing the risk for cancer development by boosting the immune system, fighting DNA damage and reversing cancerous tumor growth.

  1. Can Help Lower High CholesterolCloseup view of cholesterol in blood vessel 

The U.S. National Library of Medicine considers milk thistle to be a powerful anti-inflammatory, stopping inflammation, which is one of the main causes of heart disease. Milk thistle benefits heart health and helps lower high cholesterol levels by lowering inflammation, cleaning the blood and preventing oxidative stress damage within the arteries.

  1. May Help Control or Prevent Diabetes

According to National Institute of Health, there’s some compelling research showing that taking silymarin, the main chemical found in milk thistle, along with conventional treatments can help control symptoms of diabetes by helping with glycemic control. The valuable effect of antioxidants found in milk thistle has been reported in experimental and clinical studies to help decrease blood sugar levels in insulin-resistant patients.

  1. Helps Prevent Gallstones

The liver is a major digestive organ, helping process nutrients and toxins that enter our body through foods, water and air. Because the liver and other digestive organs — like the gallbladder, pancreas, intestines and kidneys — work closely together to improve liver health so much, milk thistle is also able to help prevent gallstones and kidney stones.

  1. Boosts Skin Health healthy skin, showered clean skin 

Studies show that phytochemicals, like those found in silymarin of milk thistle, are effective at inhibiting UV light-induced oxidative stress on the skin. Milk thistle is considered to be a potent inhibitor of UV-induced oxidative stress that can cause skin diseases like skin cancer. Research also suggests that applying silymarin found in milk thistle to the skin reduces skin damage caused by radiation treatment in patients who have had treatments for cancer.

  1. Has Anti-Aging Effects

Because milk thistle’s antioxidants help prevent free radical damage throughout the body and remove pollutants and waste from the blood and digestive tract, it can actually slow the aging process. This is true on both the surface of your skin and also within your organs.


1.Applied in food field, often used as additives, with distinct fragrance smell, it can promote digestion and increase appetite;

2.Applied in daily necessities field, aslo added into a large amount of oral cleaning products, such as dentifrices, mouthwash and tooth powder;

3.Applied in pharmaceutical field, because of the function of inhibition and paralysis to sensory nerve endings, it can be used as counter irritant.

Certificate of analysis:

AppearanceClear light yellow liquid
Specific Gravity(20°C)0.922-0.927
Acid value(KOH) (mg/g)1.0 max
Saponification Value(mgKOH/g)186-198
Peroxide value (meq/kg)10
Water& Volatile(%)0.10 max
Cold TestClear after 5.5 hours at 0°C
Palmitic Acid5.3-8.0%
Stearic Acid1.9-2.9%
Oleic Acid8.4-21.3%
Linoleic Acid67.8-83.2%
Vitamin E6-10Mg/g