Also known as milk thistle, this extract has a great deal of research showing it has many applications, owing to the skin-soothing, restorative, and antioxidant effects of its main chemical seed constituent, silymarin.
(Sources: International Journal of Oncology
, May 2010, pages 1,053–1,060; Clinics in Dermatology
, September-October 2009, pages 479–484; Photochemistry and Photobiology
, March-April 2008, pages 266–271; and www.naturaldatabase.com