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Scientific name of Milk thistle: Silybum marianum
Name of Milk thistle in different languages:-
English: Blessed milkthistle, Marian thistle, Mediterranean milk thistle, and Scotch thistle.
Sanskrit: Ksheeri vriksha
Malayalam: Paal Chedy
It is an annual plant sometimes biennial, found all over the world. It grows up to 200 cm tall. The leaves are shiny green; oblong to lanceolate, hairless, with milk-white veins, either lobate or pinnate, leaf margin is spiny. The stem is grooved and covered with a cottony look, and it is hollow. The flower heads are purple or red in colour, up to 12 cm long, flowering is June to August
Useful Plant parts:
To treat liver disease, cancer, hepatitis C
Silymarin, silybin A and B, isosilybin A and B, silychristin, isosilychristin, silydianin and flavonoid-taxifolin