Artichoke Herb (Cynara scolymus L.)
Artichoke native to the Mediterranean region. The herb is used internally to treat liver and gallbladder diseases such as liver damage, cirrhosis, hepatitis, and jaundice. It has also been used as an herbal remedy for indigestion, loss of appetite and dyspepsia, belching, nausea, irritable bowel syndrome, high cholesterol, obesity and gout. Artichoke can lower the values of triglycerides and cholesterol in the blood, that's why the herb is commonly used to treat atherosclerosis. It strengthens the absorption of nutrients from food and digestion of fat and can be used for constipation caused by poor liver function. Artichoke has a high mineral content. It also contains vitamin C and fiber.
As a tea: Put 1 tbsp of the Artichoke Herb in 1 cup of boiling water. Steep the tea for 10 minutes, then strained. It's recommended drinking a cup a half hour before each meal is often recommended.
More uses of this product you can find in professional literature and on the internet.
All people using some other medicines should contact with doctor before using that herb. Not for use in a pregnancy and during breastfeeding.
All descriptions come from professional literature and from the internet.
50 g = 1.76 oz
100 g = 3.53 oz