Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) has other common names including cardus marianus, blessed milk thistle, Marian thistle, Mary thistle, Saint Mary's thistle, Mediterranean milk thistle, variegated thistle and Scotch thistle. The flowering plant Has Many more benefits for human. Silymarin is the main active ingredient in milk thistle. Silymarin is both an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant.
Milk thistle has been used for a number of purposes including treatment of liver disease, prevention and treatment of cancer, and supportive treatment of poisoning from death cap mushrooms;Milk thistle may appear to stimulate prolactin due to possibly estrogenic activity.