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Milk Thistle Seed Oil

Milk Thistle Seed Oil

Silybum marianum, native to the Mediterranean and North African regions, is an upright herb that can grow to be 2 metres tall. It has spiny edges, dark-green leaves and of red-purple colour [1].

Milk Thistle Seed oil is obtained from the seeds of the plant by cold pressing method. The major fatty acids found in the oil are linoleic and oleic acid.  Milk Thistle extracts have a high amount of silymarin which has very strong antioxidant effects. Milk Thistle Seed reduces oxidative stress and also protects liver cells from damage. In addition, It is rich in  sterols,  minerals and trace elements – Magnesium, Zinc, Selenium and Manganese. It is effective in treating liver disease, such as cirrhosis [2,3].



 Milk Thistle Seed oil can be used alone or blended with your other favorite base oil.

This oil is edible and also excellent for hair and skin.

This oil is suitable for all skin types, ideally suitable for oily and acne-prone skin.

Topically, It is used in cosmetic and massage applications with its non-comedogenic, anti-inflammatory, softening, revitalizing, nourishing and regenerating properties. Thanks to its Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acid content, It helps prevent the skin aging process and maintain the skin’s elasticity and suppleness.

This oil is ideal for dry, dull or fragile hair.


Suggested Uses:

Use Milk Thistle Seed as a base oil in massage mixtures to use on irritation, dermatitis, and cracked skin to help relieve itchiness, flakiness, and inflammation.


Warning & Safety Requirements:

  • If you are pregnant or lactating, please consult with your doctor before using any product containing essential oils.
  • Do not use it internally, unless directed by a licensed Aromatherapist or Physician.
  • Not suitable for children.


Storage Conditions:

Store oils in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and out of reach of children.



INCI: Silybum Marianum Seed Oil
Cas No: 84604-20-6
Batch/Lot No: 221601009
Stock Code: -
Botanical Name: Silybum marianum
Family: Asteraceae
Ingredients: 100% Pure Milk Thistle Seed Oil
Extraction Process: Cold Press
Part of the Plant: Seed
Country of Origin: Turkey
Color: Pale Yellow to Gold Yellow
Consistency: Light
Absorption: Absorbs into skin easily, non-greasy feeling
Internal Use: Suitable
Method of Cultivation: Conventional Farming
Expire Date: 12 months
Period After Opening: 9 months