Silymarin Milk Thistle Extract

  • 150 mg
  • Item # 15012

Silymarin Milk Thistle Extract

  • 150 mg
  • Item # 15012

Silymarin is a medicinal extract of milk thistle (Silybum marianum), a member of the Compositae or daisy family.1 Silymarin is considered a flavonolignan mixture which is a unique type of bioflavonoid and an antioxidant that scavenges damaging free radicals. Scientific studies show that oral supplementation with silymarin can help support liver function.2-7 Silymarin has been shown to combat lipid peroxidation in the liver.2,3,8,9 It has also may help to promote healthy liver cells.5

1. Am J Gastroenterol. 1998 Feb;93(2):139-43.
2. Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2002 Jan;40(1):2-8.
3. J Hepatol. 1997 Apr;26(4):871-9.
4. Tokai J Exp Clin Med. 1990 May;15(2-3):123-7.
5. J Hepatol. 1989 Jul;9(1):105-13.
6. Scand J Gastroenterol. 1982 Jun;17(4):517-21.
7. Med Klin. 1978 Jul 14;73(28-29):1060-5.
8. J Agric Food Chem. 2008 Jun 11;56(11):3966-72.
9. Arzneimittelforschung. 1998 Mar;48(3):236-9.


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Serving Size 2 Vcaps®

Servings Per Container 60

Amount Per Serving



Total Carbohydrate

1 g


8 mg

Milk Thistle Extract (Silybum marianum) (Standardized to 80% Silymarin Flavonioids) (Fruit and Seeds)

300 mg

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) (Rhizome)

700 mg

Other ingredients: cellulose (capsule), rice flour and magnesium stearate (vegetable source).

Vegetarian formula.

Vcaps® is a registered trademark of Capsugel.

Dosage and Use
  • As an herbal dietary supplement, take two Vcaps® 1 to 3 times daily.

Due to tumeric content, not to be used by pregnant or lactating women or by persons with gall bladder problems, stomach ulcers or other stomach disorders unless recommended by a health care practitioner.


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