Silymarin is the active component of the fruits of Silybum marianum, better known as milk thistle.
It contains three isomers: silybin, silydanine and silicristine whose silybin is the most important. The beneficial plant is good for the liver, is an antioxidant and cell protective and helps maintain healthy cells.
For the extract Lamberts used is 8.5 grams of whole milk thistle in order to produce 286 mg of extract; the amount of which is present per tablet.
Lamberts used a standardized extract of mature seeds with a guaranteed amount of 200 mg silymarin per tablet.