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milk thistle extract 

Milk thistle extract Silymarin

Product Name: Milk Thistle extract
Specification: Silymarin 70%,80% by UV
                       Silymarin 30%~60% HPLC
                       Silybin 70%~99% HPLC
Extraction Solvent:Acetone, Ethanol, Ethyl Acetate
Appearance: Light Yellow Powder
Particle Size: 95% pass 80 mesh

Silymarin is kind of a flavonoid lignans compounds extracted from the seed coats of the medicinal compositae Silybum marianum, light yellow powder, bitter in taste. It is oluble in Acetone, Ethyl Acetate, Ethanol and Methanol, Hardly soluble in chloroform, insoluble in water. The main ingredient of Milk Thistle extract are : Silymarin, Silybin, Isosilybin, Silydianin, Silychristin, etc

Product specification:

Products' Name






Silymarin Extracted By Acetone

UV80% Silybin + Isosilybin 30%

HPLC 50%

HPLC 53%

HPLC 55%

HPLC 60%

UV 70%



Silymarin Extracted By Ethyl Acetate

UV80% Silybin + Isosilybin 30%

HPLC 50%

HPLC 55%

HPLC 60%



Silymarin Extracted Ethanol

UV80% Silybin + Isosilybin 30%

HPLC 50%

HPLC 55%

HPLC 60%

Granular/ Micro Powder Silymarin

Accoroding To Customer' Requirements


HPLC 60% ~99%



Water Soluble Silymarin

UV 20%

UV 40%

UV 45%

Water Soluble Silybin

HPLC 75%, UV 96%


Function of Milk Thistle Extract
1.Milk Thistle Extract protects liver cell membrane and improve the liver function; 
2.Milk Thistle Extract is used for treating hepatitis;
3. Milk Thistle Extract is used to detoxify, reduce the blood fat. 
4.Milk Thistle Extract can protect the brain and remove the free radical of body; 
5.Milk Thistle Extract has benefit of regenerating liver cell; 
6.Milk Thistle Extract has anti-atherosclerotic effect
7.Milk Thistle Extract is strongly antioxidant, can remove the body of free radicals, delay senescence.
8.Milk Thistle Extract is widely applied in pharmaceuticals to treat and prevent liver related disease, hepatitis, fatty liver, Cirrhosis and cardiovascular disease

Application of Milk Thistle Extract
Milk Thistle Extract is widely applied in pharmaceuticals to treat and prevent liver related disease, hepatitis, fatty liver, Cirrhosis and cardiovascular disease.
Some German companies have already made it into pills, such as Heplant, Silimarit, Silidanin, Hepabene, Heliplant and so on.

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