The Silybum marianum extract is known as Silymarin, which is composed by the flavolignans silybin, silydianin and silycristin. The free radical scavenging capacity of the extract was established in vitro by totally suppressing the release of reactive oxygen species by stimulated leukocytes, while in humans Silymarin Phytosome® (the Phytosme® delivery system from) reduced the incidence of UVB induced redness.
Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn.
≥50.0% ≤60.0% of silymarin calculated as silybin by HPLC according to Ph. Eur. (corresponding to NTL 65% according to DAB 10 ≥30.0% by spectrophotometry)
Antioxidant, UV protectant
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