Milk Thistle


Article Outline
  1. 1. Healing Properties
    1. 1.1. Antioxidant
      1. 1.1.1. Skin Health
        1. 1.1.1.1. Photoprotective
          1. 1.1.1.1.1. Anti-Tumor (Anticancer)
  2. 2. Disease / Symptom Treatment
    1. 2.1. Skin Cancer

Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum)

Healing Properties

Antioxidant

Skin Health

Photoprotective
Anti-Tumor (Anticancer)

Silymarin (extract of the milk thistle seeds) strongly prevents both photocarcinogenesis and skin tumor promotion.[1]

Disease / Symptom Treatment

Skin Cancer

Silymarin (extract of the milk thistle seeds) strongly prevents both photocarcinogenesis and skin tumor promotion.[1:1]

  • Silymarin has skin cancer chemopreventive effects.[1:2]

  1. Title: An extensive Review of Sunscreen and Suntan Preparations
    Publication: ARC Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (AJPS)
    Date: April 2019
    Study Type: Review
    Author(s): AK Mohiuddin
    Institution(s): World University of Bangladesh
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