Milk Thistle

Scientific Name : Silybum Marianum (L.) Gaertn
Synonyms : Carduus Marianus L.
Other Names in English : Holy Thistle, St. Mary Thistle, Lady’s Thistle.
Family : Compositae

General Data


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Thistle is a dicotyledonous plant in the genus Daisy and the genus Asteraceae. It grows every year or every two years in some breeds and grows wild.
The usual appearance of this plant is a flower with red to purple colors and leaves that are yellowish green with white veins.
This plant gets 30-200 centimeters tall during its growth period and has an almost conical shape. The plant has grown to an average 160 centimeters in diameter. The stem of this plant usually has a cotton shape around it and most of the space of this stem is hollow.
The leaves of this plant are usually rectangular or spear-shaped around them and their dispersion is usually multi-leafed or double-leafed.

Chemical Constituents

Silychristine, silydianin and silybin.

Medical disclaimer

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