Milk Thistle

For over 2,000 years Milk Thistle has been working its magic. Cellular Extracts are multifunctional by nature - the seed of the Milk Thistle contains the highest concentration of active compound Silymarin, which is believed to have powerful healing powers. Offering a powerhouse of antioxidants and detoxifying compounds that are considered to significantly improve skin redness, hydration and Rosacea. This miraculous herb is thought to have great possibilities for hair care, skin-whitening, Dermatitis and inflammation. Advanced Cellular Extracts are taking popular traditional herbal sources to new heights of efficacy and deliverable benefits by releasing more active compounds and significantly greater concentrations.



  • Potent antioxidant activity;
  • Potent anti-inflammatory and wound healing activity;
  • Activity against Rosacea skin problems.


  • Reduces static electricity by neutralising electrical charge on a surface;
  • Tryptophan is important for cosmetics as it possess a substantiator (conditioning material) and is tolerated by the skin and improves in many cases the tolerance of other aggressive substances such as detergents, by building up a film on the skin and the hair;
  • It lends a feel of smoothness to the skin and improves the combability of the hair. It has also been shown that it can build protein hyrdrolysate moisture in the skin and hair.


  • Potent skin-whitening and skin health benefits;
  • Topical Dermatitis active.

REFERENCE Flavanolignans : Silymarins, Tryptophan and Phenolic Acid : Caffeoyl Quinic Acid are major peaks independently identified and verified by Plant Sciences Analytical Services, Southern Cross University. 2012.  SDS, Specifications and CofAs are available.

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Product Name

NE Milk Thistle ANE0428
Silybum marianum


Redness Reduction
Natural/Organic Brands
Anti-aging Cosmetics
Antioxidant Treatments
Advanced Hair Care/Repair
Wound Healing
Skin Smoothing


Results based on Hydrophilic Water-soluble Extracts

Other Extract Options:

Dilution 1:10

Preserved or Unpreserved



Odour Profile

Characteristic note

Use Level

Concentrate: 0.5 - <1.0%
Cosmetic (1:10): <5.0%


Silybum marianum (Milk Thistle) Seed Extracts
CAS: 84604-20-6
EC: 283-298-7

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