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Milk Thistle Extract Powder (80% Silymarin) 50g

Milk Thistle Extract Powder (80% Silymarin) 50g

Milk Thistle Extract Powder (80% Silymarin) 50g

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Latin Name: Silybum marianum

  • Long history of traditional use
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch to ensure maximum freshness
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added
Quality Assured Vegetarian and Vegan Safe
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Milk Thistle 80% Powder Extract from Indigo is a premium quality Silybum marianum extract. Our Milk Thistle extract powder can be added to a little liquid and taken daily.

At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the quality, manufacture and suggested use of this herbal powder. We are unable to advise you here on the benefits of our herbal products, however we do recommend you take the opportunity to research the many benefits of this herb. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of natures healing botanicals. Please consult a Herbalist as to how this product can benefit you.

Also known as: Holy thistle, marythisle, St. Mary's thistle, Marian Thistle

Using Herbal and Superfood powders on a daily basis is simple, easy and can be really delicious. The simplest way is to rehydrate the powder in a little filtered water to make a shot, this can easily be prepared once, twice or three times per day if you are taking the herbs therapeutically. However sometimes the herbs can be bitter so the botanical powders can be added to a superfood smoothie instead of just water. The smoothie can be made with a base of nut milk, seed milk or non-dairy milk such as rice milk. Alternatively the main body of the smoothie can be created with fruit or vegetable juices. 

Additional superfood and herb powders can be added to fortify the smoothie with extra beneficial properties. The powders are largely dissolvable and can be scooped in and then blended, shaken or stirred until fully mixed with the liquid. Any true Superfood smoothie disciple would advise that the list of possibilities is endless with the goal to feel great and potentially replace a meal with this glass of super goodness. For full instructions go to our How to take Herbal Powders page.

Another option is to use a Capsule Machine that can be bought from the Indigo Herbs website. Filling capsules with your favourite herb has never been easier when you buy a Capsule machine. You can then be sure that the capsules you are taking are 100% pure ingredients without fillers added by some companies.

This herbal powder can be re-hydrated in water or fruit juice, it can be encapsulated or added to a herbal powder blend. Please consult the Herbal Materia Medica or Medical Herbalist for this botanical ingredients uses.


This powder can be taken up to 3 times a day. The suggested dose is ½g. This can be increased up to 2g. The powder can be rehydrated in water or fruit juice. Do not exceed the recommended serving.

1 teaspoon equals 3 grams (1 tsp = 3g)
  • Produced to GMP standards.
  • Quality Assured by Indigo Herbs.
  • Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch.
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added.

Manufacture Process

At Indigo Herbs we take quality seriously, so the most important factor we consider when supplying a good herbal extract is the quality of herbs used to make the extract, and the highly skilled extraction techniques used. As well as the pure herbal powders, we also supply both Herbal Powder Extracts and Standardized Herbal Extracts.

Standardized extracts have a standard amount of a specific phytochemical and this content is denoted by a percentage. So for example 1g of Milk Thistle 80% Powder Extract (80% Silymarin) contains 800mg of Silymarin, as Silymarin is thought to be the active phyto-chemical in this plant. A Standardized Extract is processed in order to ensure the active phytochemical always occurs in the exact same standardized ratio, which is not the naturally occurring ratio in the crude herb and quite often its "inert" constituents are removed or reduced. Standardized extracts are often extracted with acetone, benzene, methyl alcohol, butyl alcohol, carbon tetrachloride, and other synthetic chemicals that, are removed from the finished product.

80% Silymarin Extract Silybum marianum Seed Powder

Can cause an allergic reaction. Occasionally people report a laxative upset stomach.

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3.8 out of 5
3.8/ 5
10 reviews
5 out of 5
16 January 2021
This is working well looking after my liver.
5 out of 5
20 September 2020
Great product, really helping with my dog’s gut health 🙂
5 out of 5
9 April 2020
Great product
1 out of 5
17 January 2020
did not like this product as powder very difficult to make capsules with...sticky and unpleasant smell
5 out of 5
8 July 2019
I am satisfied with the purchase of Indigo herbs.
1 out of 5
7 July 2019
Tiny packet far too expensive
5 out of 5
19 June 2019
I have tried tablets and tinctures of Milk Thistle, but this extract powder is the only way I could easily take enough in one go to really do ANYTHING worthwhile. This is brilliant, very high quality, works great. Helped my brain fog.
5 out of 5
19 February 2019
Got this for a friend with Liver problems, no news so far. Item arrived on time in great condition thanks.
1 out of 5
23 October 2017
this extract does not work like whole milk thistle, I have liver problem and it has no effect on my liver, but true milk thistle does work.. it relief my liver
5 out of 5
17 January 2017
Great Service Great Product !