ARTICHOKE EXTRACT 450mg - 90 veg caps
- Powdered artichoke extract in the shape of capsules
- Standardised at 5% of cynarine
- Suitable for vegeterians/vegans
What is Artichoke Extract?
Artichoke Extract by Now Foods es un complemento a base de extracto de alcachofa estandarizado a 5% cinarina. is a food supplement made of artichoke extract standardised at 5% of cynarine.
Cynarine is a hydroxycinnamic acid and an active biological component that can be found naturally in the leaves of artichokes. Chemically, it is ester creatuo from quinic acid and two units of caffeic acid
What are the properties of Artichoke Extract?
The artichoke (Cynara scolymus) leaf extract has the following effects: antioxidant, choleretic, hepatoprotective, bile enhancer, and hypolipidemic.
Current investigations point to the medicinal properties of artichoke. The most signifitant seems to be its beneficial effect on the liver. Studies with animals, the liquid extract of the roots and leaves of the artichoke have proven its capacity to protect the liver, to the point that they could help to regenerate liver cells.
Even though investigation is not yet conclusive, scientists are optimistic of its effective use on human beings when it comes to palliate digestive problems.
It can also perform a role in the reduction of cholesterol and, consequently, it helps to prevent cardiovascular diseases. Moreover, boiled artichoke reduces glycemic responses and postprandial insulinaemia in ordinary subjects, but it has no effect in patients with metabolic syndrome. This article aims to revise the ample phamatological effects of artichoke leaf extract (1).
How to combine Artichoke
Artichoke extract can combine with a wide range of supplements depending on our necessities.
Ideal to combine with plants extracts such as Dandelion, Milk Thistle, Ginger extract, or Curcumin among others
Who is this product for?
- Anyone who wants a supplement made of artichoke to complete their daily diet.
1. Ben Salem M, Affes H, Ksouda K, Dhouibi R, Sahnoun Z, Hammami S, Zeghal KM. 'Pharmacological Studies of Artichoke Leaf Extract and Their Health Benefits.'Plant Foods Hum Nutr. 2015 Dec;70(4):441-53. doi: 10.1007/s11130-015-0503-8.
|Daily doseper serving|
|Serving size: 1 veg caps|
|Daily dose: 3 veg caps|
|Servings per container: 90|
|Artichoke extract (Cynara scolymus) (leaf) (min 5% caffeoylquinic acid as cynarin)||1350mg|