Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) dry extract

SKU: 00048

Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) dry extract

SKU: 00048

In stock

1 Package = 10/kg

MOQ = 30/kg



A fine, amorphous, yellowish to brownish powder with a characteristic odor.


Milk thistle is a unique plant, which is indispensable for liver diseases, various poisonings, for metabolism and weight loss. The curative properties of milk thistle were known more than 2 thousand years ago even by the Greeks and Egyptians. Milk thistle was specially bred in the monasteries of medieval Germany, as a medicinal plant. In Russia, it is found as a weed in the southern regions of the European part, in the Caucasus, in the south of Western Siberia.

Chemical composition

Milk thistle fruits contain:

flavolignans (2.8-3.8%):  silybin,  silydianin, silichristin and others, up to 32% fatty oil, tar, slime, as well as biogenic amines (tyramine, histamine).

Health impact

Plant has effects:

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Flavonoid chamomile glycosides have a weak atropinopodobnoe action relaxes smooth muscles.
  • Eliminating abdominal cramps. moderate antimicrobial action.
  • Reduces fermentation processes in the intestines.
  • Increases the secretion of digestive glands.
  • Has a soothing and analgesic properties Chamomile preparations accelerate the regeneration of the epithelium in ulcers, delay the development of inflammation.
  • Inside the infusion of chamomile is used hot as a diaphoretic.

In perfumery, chamomile flowers are used in the manufacture of nourishing creams, lotions and shampoos.


Preparations based on the summ of milk thistle flavolignans are used as hepatoprotective agents for:

  • toxic liver damage,
  • acute and chronic hepatitis,
  • cirrhosis of the liver,
  • lipid metabolism,
  • fatty liver.


Pathology of the biliary tract in the acute stage, individual intolerance, pregnancy and lactation.


We have built a full production cycle – from searching and collecting raw materials, manufacturing a product to delivering an order to the client’s territory. This guarantees you stable prices, consistent quality and continuous supply. We focus on the needs of our customers and, upon request, carry out additional analyzes, develop the necessary documentation and produce extracts and powders with the characteristics you need.


We check raw materials and final products with the help of laboratory tests at every stage from raw material preparation to finished extracts and powders. The supplied products comply with the EU safety and quality standards.



We use double packages of 5-10 kg to prevent moisture condensation. Packages are placed in strong five-layer cardboard boxes or craft bags. If an order consists of 4 or more boxes or bags it can be plased on a pallet at your request.


The main cargo delivery is carried out for customer`s account by DHL or Europiir Logistics, which helps our customers save on shipping costs without sacrificing its quality. At your request, we`ll send the available goods in any convenient way from Tallinn within 2 days after making the payment. The average production and delivery time for custom-made goods is 35–40 days.


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