Silymarin BP – Pharmaceutical Extract of Milk Thistle
Silymarin is an API which is used by the Pharma industry.
CAS Number: 22888-70-6
Molecular formula: C25H22O10
Silymarin BP is a standardized extract of Silybum marianum (milk thistle). It is popular in alternative medicine in which it is purportedly useful for the treatment of cancer, varicose veins, menstrual problems, depression, low breast milk production, liver disorders, cirrhosis, chronic hepatitis, and gallbladder problems. it is used in cases of liver diseases (cirrhosis, jaundice and hepatitis), gallbladder disease, and is claimed to protect the liver against poisons. Silibinin (syn. silybin, silymarin I) is a hepatoprotective (antihepatotoxic), antioxidant (radical-scavenging agent), thus stabilizing and protecting the membrane lipids of the hepatocytes (liver cells).
At Himachal Pharmaceuticals we manufacture Silymarin BP as per the BP standards. These are only available for bulk requirements as Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients for the Pharmaceutical or Drug manufacturing companies, agents or bulk consumers.