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Silybum marianum MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Silybum marianum
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.100.525
Unique ID
D020944
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020944
Scope Note
A plant 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.
Entry Term(s)
Carduus marianus
Milk Thistle
Registry Number
txid92921
Previous Indexing
Plants, Medicinal (1968-1999)
See Also
Silymarin
Public MeSH Note
2000; use MILK THISTLE 2000-2023
History Note
2000; use MILK THISTLE 2000-2023
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2023/05/26
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