Silymarin has besides antifibrotic, immunomodulating, anti-inflammatory effects as well as antioxidant properties by scavenging free radicals and increasing the glutathione concentrations, so that it can be used in hepatitis and hepatic cirrhosis treatment and in mushroom poisoning (5, 7,10).
158 - 160 ◦C
482.44 Grams (g)
Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) has been used for 2,000 years as an herbal remedy for a variety of ailments and used as a food supplement. Several scientific studies suggest that substances in milk thistle (especially a flavonoid called silymarin) protect the liver from toxins, including certain drugs.