CAS Number: 84604-20-6
EINECS Number: 283-298-7
Product Code: PCO4003
INCI Name: Silybum Marianum Seed Oil
Our organically crafted Milk Thistle Seed Oil or Milk Thistle Oil is obtained by cold pressing of the seeds of Silybum Marianum, recognizable in the summer months as a small purple plant. Silymarin, a flavonolignan complex, comes from the seeds of Milk Thistle and is believed to be the active constituent of Milk Thistle. The terms
Milk Thistle and
Silymarin are often used interchangeably. Milk thistle products are popular in Europe and the United States for various types of liver disease. In many European countries, Milk Thistle is called
Virgin Maryu2019s gift. According to a legend, white spots on the plantu2019s leaves are the milk of Virgin Mary.
Traditionally used as a supplement to support liver function, Milk Thistle Seed Oil is making waves in the skincare industry for its strong antioxidant and anti-aging properties. The oil is rich in antioxidants, polyunsaturated essential fatty acids, sterols and Vitamin E making it ideal for the formulation of products for sensitive skin, skin suffering from chronic inflammatory disorders, psoriasis, constitutional dermatitis, and acne. In addition, holy thistle oil is rich in minerals and trace elements u2013 Magnesium, Zinc, Selenium and Manganese.