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Milk Thistle Extract

Botanical Source: Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn

CAS No.:  65666-07-1 / 22888-70-6 

Plant part used: Seed

Appearance: Light Yellow Powder

Specifications: Silymarin 80%, 98% UV;

                        Silybin 30% ~ 98% HPLC

Appearance: Fine Yellow to Yellowish- Brown Powder Particle Size: 80 Mesh
Loss on Drying: NMT 5.0% Ash Content: NMT 0.5%
Total Plate Count: < 10,000cfu/g Total Yeast & Mold: < 1,000cfu/g
E. Coli: Negative Salmonella: Negative

Heavy Metals
Arsenic (As): NMT 1ppm Lead (Pb): NMT 3ppm
Cadmium (Cd): NMT 1ppm Mercury(Hg): NMT 0.1ppm


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.

Silymarin is extracted from the seeds of milk thistle which is of medicinal asteraceae plant. It is yellow powder or crystal powder and tastes bitter. Milk thistle extract is widely used in medicines, health products, cosmetics and foods. Milk thistle seed might protect liver cells from toxic chemicals and drugs & enhance the effects of estrogen.

Main Function:

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: 7-10days after order confirmed;
4. Shelf Life: 2 years if sealed and stored in the recommended conditions;

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