Milk Thistle

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Not just another herbaceous hero

Silymarin, the active component in milk thistle, is an antioxidant that can protect against glutathione depletion. As the “master antioxidant” in our body, glutathione is essential in preventing disease formation. Milk thistle has been utilized in products that suggest aid to liver and gallbladder functions
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Market Update

Milk Thistle farms located in Inner Mongolia and Panjin, Liaoning Province where around 80% of the manufacturers are located. The market has limited access to quality, new raw materials harvested in 2020. Combined with farmers preferring to grow corn due to profitability compared, the prices are only going to hike higher.  

Main Composition 

  • Silybin (Includes silybin A and Siliybin B)
  • Isosilybin (Includes Isosilybin A and Isosilybin B)
  • Silydanin
  • Silichristin

Common Grades

  • Milk Thistle Extract 80% Silymarin (UV),
    30% (Silybin+iso silybin)

  • Milk Thistle Extract 80% Silymarin (UV),
    45% Silymarin, 25% (Silybin+iso silybin)

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Updated: March 10, 2021