Milk Thistle Extract Description

- Sep 28, 2018-

[Chinese medicine name] Thistle shuifeiji

[alias] Milk thistle, milk thistle, mouse le.

[English name] Silybi Fructus.

[Source] Achenes of the plantaceae Silybum marianum (L.) Gaerth.

[Plant morphology] One or two years of raw herbs. Stems erect, 30–200 cm tall, much branched, smooth or stellately filamentous, with longitudinal ribs. Leaves alternate, base leaves often flattened on the ground, in rosette shape, long elliptical lanceolate, deep or shallow plume split, margin teeth with spikes, length 40 ~ 80 cm, width 10. 30 cm, surface bright green, milky white Striped, base clasped; middle and upper leaves gradually smaller, upper leaves lanceolate. Heads 3 to 6 cm in diam., solitary, sessile, broadly globose, sessately sessately sessately sessately sessately sessately sessately sessately sessately sessately sessately sessate Achenes are long oval, dark brown or black. There are vertical stripes and white markings; the crown hair is mostly, white, unequal length, and the base is combined to form a ring. Flowering period from May to June, fruiting period from June to July.

[Product Specifications] Silymarin 80% Double Bin 30% Silymarin 98% 10:1.

[harvesting and processing] When the fruit is ripe in autumn, the fruit is harvested, dried, and the fruit is removed to remove impurities and dried.

[medicine properties] This product is long oval or elliptical, 5 ~ 7mm long, 2 ~ 3mm wide. The surface is light gray brown to dark brown, smooth and has a fine vertical pattern. The tip is obtuse, slightly wider, with a ring, with a dotted streak in the middle and a slightly narrow base. Hard quality. After breaking open, 2 pieces can be seen, light yellow and white, rich in oil. The air is slight and the taste is light.

[Sexual taste returning] Sexual cold, bitter taste. Liver, gallbladder.