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Milk Thistle

"Milk Thistle" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The plant Silybum marianum in the family ASTERACEAE containing the bioflavonoid complex SILYMARIN. For centuries this has been used traditionally to treat liver disease. Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn. = Carduus marianus L.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Milk Thistle" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Milk Thistle" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 2 publications over 2 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2003 and 2005
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