A novel approach for the efficient extraction of silybin from milk thistle fruits

@inproceedings{Tan2014ANA,
  title={A novel approach for the efficient extraction of silybin from milk thistle fruits},
  author={Caihong Tan and Xianrong Xu and Yaqi Shang and Xianli Fu and Guohua Xia and Huan Yang},
  booktitle={Pharmacognosy magazine},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Milk Thistle fruit is an important herb popularly consumed worldwide for a very long time. Silybin is the main bioactive constituent of the herb, and it has been approved by US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a medicine to treat liver diseases. Presently, using conventional technology, the meal of Milk Thistle fruit is used as the raw… CONTINUE READING