Other: cynara, globe artichoke
Cynara scolymus L.
Plant Family: Asteraceae
The artichoke is one of the world's oldest vegetables. It was first grown in eastern Africa and then made its way to Europe via Egypt. Images of artichokes are found on ancient Egyptian papyri and on sacrificial altars.
Cynarin, beta-sitosterol, luteolin, stigmasterol.
Dried leaf, rather than the flowering buds eaten as a vegetable.
Powdered leaves made into a capsule, the dried leaf as a tea, in liquid extract form and the pressed juice of the fresh plant.
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