Milk Thistle (Silybum Marianum) Organic Dried Seeds Liquid Extract. We produce our liquid extracts using ONLY natural ingredients! All herbs are organically grown, ethically wild harvested, or selectively imported. Our extracts do not contain GMO, gluten, artificial colors, heavy metals, preservatives, pesticides or fertilizers! This extract really helps! We produced this extract using a cold maceration method of extraction to ensure that the broad spectrum of therapeutic plant compounds – vitamins, minerals, alkaloids, flavonoids and other active constituents of the herbs are fully extracted and maintained. Expertly extracted under strict quality standards and procedures from the Certified Organic Milk Thistle Dried Seeds. We meticulously produce our extracts according to precise standards where each herb is extracted according to the distinct characteristic of each plant! Super concentrated Milk Thistle tincture: dry plant material / menstruum ratio is 1:3! Extraction rate: 1 ml of extract is equal to about 270-330 mg of Dried Seeds! Made in USA in an FDA registered facility. Silybum marianum has other common names include Cardus marianus, Milk thistle, Blessed milkthistle, Marian thistle, Mary thistle, Saint Mary’s thistle, Mediterranean milk thistle, Variegated thistle and Scotch thistle. This species is an annual or biennial plant of the Asteraceae family. This fairly typical thistle has red to purple flowers and shiny pale green leaves with white veins. Originally a native of Southern Europe through to Asia, it is now found throughout the world. Milk thistles can grow to be 30 to 200 cm (12 to 79 in) tall, and have an overall conical shape. The approximate maximum base diameter is 160 cm (63 in). Milk thistle gets its name from the milky sap that comes out of the leaves when they are broken. Important Information about the product. Ingredients: Main ingredient: Certified Organic Milk Thistle (Silybum Marianum) Dry Seed. Alcohol-Based Menstruum: Alcohol, vegetable palm glycerin. Alcohol-FREE Menstruum: Vegetable palm glycerin, crystal clear purified water. Contains NO: GMO, gluten, artificial colors, heavy metals, preservatives, pesticides, fertilizers. Super concentrated liquid extract: Dry material / solvents ratio 1:3. 1 ml of extract is equal to about 300-330 mg of dried plant material. Please note: 32 oz jar filled with unfiltered extract and may contain some plant material inside. Indications: Do not use if seal is broken or missing. Safety information about the product: Keep out of the reach of Children. Not to be used during pregnancy. Consult a physician before using if nursing or taking any medications. Do not use if you are allergic to any ingredients. Do not use if seal is broken or missing. Store in a cool dry place. Suggested use: Shake well before using. Take about 20-30 drops (1 ml or 1 full squeeze of the dropper bulb) to 2 oz of juice or water up to 4 times a day. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.