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Milk Thistle Extract

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Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum) is a herbal extract that contains the flavonoid silymarin and is often mixed with other herbs in natural remedies. Silymarin is responsible for the supplement’s powerful benefits on immune and liver health.


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Milk Thistle Extract Benefits and Uses:


When taken as a dietary supplement, Milk Thistle has been shown to exhibit anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, promoting healthy metabolism and boosting liver function.


The plant’s active compounds silybin and silymarin may decrease inflammation by regulating cytokine activity – cytokines modulate inflammatory responses in the body.


Anecdotally, Milk Thistle may have similar effects to other detoxifying plants like dandelion and burdock root, with short-lived but powerful effects.


Where to Buy Milk Thistle Online? 


LiftMode offers a variety of unit sizes of Milk Thistle extracts, including our 100-gram (3.53 Oz) unit. Our Milk Thistle extract (Silymarin) is guaranteed at a high (80+%) purity.


All our products ship with a certificate of analysis from 3rd-party independent laboratories, and all orders are covered by our 90-days refund/reshipment policy to ensure top quality.


Shipping restrictions: No shipping restrictions currently apply to this product and we are able to ship internationally. At checkout, the available shipping options for your location will be available.




Milk Thistle extract is also known by a few different names, including:

  • Silybum marianum
  • Cardui Mariae Herba
  • Artichaut Sauvage
  • Silymarin 
  • Silver/Elephant/Ivory Milk Thistle
  • Carduus marianuus
  • Silibinin (Silybin)
  • St-Mary’s Thistle  
  • Shui Fei Ji


Scientific Consensus:


Supplementing with this supplement is likely safe at the recommended serving size, but large servings can be dangerous to your health.


There is a need for further research into the health effects of long-term supplementation and the use of larger servings. Milk Thistle has the potential to interact with a large number of medications, and caution should be used.


Special Warning:


Do not take Milk Thistle extract supplements in herbal formulas, unless from a reputable source. If you have any medical issues, hormone-sensitive conditions or ragweed allergy, speak to your doctor before using Milk Thistle Extract. Do not use Milk Thistle if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or taking any medications.




All dietary supplements have risks. Please ensure that you are familiar with the latest research on the effects, side effects, benefits, and uses of a supplement before buying it.


Store in a cool, dry place. Keep out of reach of children. Do not exceed the recommended serving size. Exceeding the recommended serving size may result in side effects. If you have any underlying medical conditions or are taking any medication, please consult a medical professional before using this supplement. 


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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How We Research Our Content


Our content is written using meticulous research methods and claims are backed by links to scientific references, wherever possible. The author and editors of Liftmode's Research Team have strong academic backgrounds in microbiology, physiology, and biochemistry.

Content Updated On: November 12, 2019




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  • Loguercio, C., & Festi, D. (2011). Silybin and the liver: from basic research to clinical practice. World journal of gastroenterology17(18), 2288–2301. doi:10.3748/wjg.v17.i18.2288


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