Milk Thistle Extract Powder

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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.


Milk Thistle Extract Benefits and Uses

When taken as a dietary supplement, Milk Thistle plant’s active compounds silybin and silymarin may support a healthy circulatory system and a healthy immune system.

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

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.

Instructions & Ingredients

Serving size is 250 mg. As a dietary supplement, take 1-2 servings up to 2 times per day. Please start with the lowest suggested single serving quantity to assess response.

Supplement Facts
Serving size: 250mg Servings per container: 20
Amount per serving % DV
Silybum marianium (L.) Gaertn Extract (Seed)[std. to 80% Silymarin (200 mg)] 250 mg
‡ Daily Value not established.

Where To Buy

LiftMode offers a variety of unit sizes of HPLC-tested Milk Thistle Extract Powder, including a a 5g unit, a 100g unit, a 200g unit and a 500g unit. Our Milk Thistle Extract Powder is of the highest quality.

Disclaimer & Other Info

Store securely in a dry cool location away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets. Do not take this or any other supplement, and instead consult doctor about use, if you are under the age of 18, pregnant or breastfeeding, taking prescription or OTC / nonprescription drugs, or if you have any known or suspected medical conditions. Do not use if product safety seal was damaged or missing upon receipt.

The statements on this page have not been evaluated by the FDA. The products on this page are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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Milk Thistle Extract

Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum) is a plant species that is native to Asia and is a member of the Asteraceae family (Asteraceae is same plant family that contains the daisy). The primary active ingredient in Milk Thistle is a flavanoid referred to as Silymarin. The primary active constituent within Silymarin is Silibinin (Silybin). The Silymarin content within Milk Thistle extract may offer natural metabolic support. - Promotes Health & Wellbeing

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