The artichoke is a pleasant-tasting winter vegetable. The bud of the plant is eaten before it flowers. The leaves, though, are the part used in phytotherapy.
Cynara scolymus L.
How To Use
Cynarine, flavonoids, inulin, tannins.
Aids digestion, liver function and the body's detoxifying processes. Also aids the metabolism of lipids.
Use: Artichoke is useful in the treatment of a fatty liver, and for detoxifying the liver in alcholics.