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Silymarin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Silymarin
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.663.283.266.450.268.777
D03.633.100.150.266.450.268.777
Unique ID
D012838
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012838
Scope Note
A mixture of flavonoids extracted from seeds of the MILK THISTLE, Silybum marianum. It consists primarily of silybin and its isomers, silicristin and silidianin. Silymarin displays antioxidant and membrane stabilizing activity. It protects various tissues and organs against chemical injury, and shows potential as an antihepatoxic agent.
Entry Term(s)
Carsil
Karsil
Legalon
Silimarin
Pharm Action
Antioxidants
Protective Agents
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Alcohols (1971-1974)
Flavones (1971-1974)
See Also
Milk Thistle
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under FLAVONES 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under FLAVONES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Silymarin Preferred
Karsil Related
Legalon Related
Carsil Related
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