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Descriptor English: Milk Thistle
Descriptor Spanish: Cardo Lechoso
Descriptor Portuguese: Cardo-Mariano
Descriptor French: Chardon-Marie
Entry term(s): Blessed Milk Thistle
Carduus marianus
Carduus marianus (Homeopathy)
Marian Thistle
Mary Thistle
Mediterranean Milk Thistle
Milk Thistles
Silybum marianum
Silybum marianums
St Mary's Thistle
Thistle, Milk
Thistles, Milk
Variegated Thistle
marianums, Silybum
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.100.525
HP4.018.499.623
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020944
Scope note: 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.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Plants, Medicinal (1968-1999)
Public MeSH Note: 2000
History Note: 2000
Related: Silymarin MeSH
DeCS ID: 34149
Unique ID: D020944
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Date Established: 2000/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/11/03
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Milk Thistle - Preferred
Concept UI M0328546
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Milk Thistle
Entry term(s) Blessed Milk Thistle
Carduus marianus
Marian Thistle
Mary Thistle
Mediterranean Milk Thistle
Milk Thistles
Silybum marianum
Silybum marianums
St Mary's Thistle
Thistle, Milk
Thistles, Milk
Variegated Thistle
marianums, Silybum
Carduus marianus (Homeopathy) - Narrower
Concept UI FD00058911
Scope note Homeopathic remedy. Scientific name: Silybum marianum. Common names: Blessed milk thistle, Marian Thistle, Mary Thistle, St Mary's Thistle, Mediterranean Milk Thistle, Variegated Thistle. Abbreviation: "card-m.". Plant origin. Original habitat: Europe. Parts used: seeds.
Preferred term Carduus marianus (Homeopathy)



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