Artichoke p.e. cynarin 5%
Latin Name: Cynara scolymus L
Part Used: Leaf, Inflorescence
Appearance:Yellow Brown Powder
Artichoke is a member of the milk thistle family.Artichoke grows to a height of about 2 m and produces a large, violetgreen flower head.The flower petals and fleshy flower bottoms are eaten as a vegetable throughout the world.
The artichoke was used as a food and medicine by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans.In several countries, standardized herbal drugs of artichoke are manufactured and sold as prescription drugs for high cholesterol and digestive and liver disorders.
Cynarin, an active chemical constituent in Cynara, causes an increased bile flow. The majority of the cynarin found in artichoke is located in the pulp of the leaves, though dried leaves and stems of artichoke also contain cynarin.
This diuretic vegetable is of nutritional value because of its exhibiting aid to digestion, strengthening of the liver function, gall bladder function, and raising of HDL/LDL ratio. This reduces cholesterol levels, which diminishes the risk for arteriosclerosis and coronary heart disease. Aqueous extracts from artichoke leaves have also shown to reduce cholesterol by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase and having a hypolipidemic influence, lowering blood cholesterol. Artichoke contains the bioactive agents apigenin and luteolin.
1.Artichoke extract is reputed to relieve flatulence.
2.Artichoke extract has the function of treating digestive upset, poor liver function, and a range of other ailments.
3.Artichoke extract can help to ease upset stomach symptoms such as nausea, loating, abdominal pain, and vomiting.
4.Artichoke extract can be used as a choleretica substance, strengthen liver function by increasing bile production, also has a centuries-old reputation as a diuretic.
1.Beverages: Beer, Wines, Carbonated Soft Drinks, Energy Drinks, Iced Tea, Iced Coffee, Sport Drinks, 2.Isotonic Drinks, Powder Soft Drinks
3.Condiments / Sauces: Ketchup, Mustard, Mayonnaise, Pickles, Steak Sauces
4.Pharmaceutical field: it can be used to treat coronary heart disease and has better effect
5.Personal Care: Cosmetics, Lipsticks, Mouth Washes, Toothpaste, Cough Syrup, Dietary Supplements, Protein Drinks, Replacement Meal Drinks, Vitamin bars
1. anti-inflammation, pain and rheumatism.
1. It is used as pharmaceutical raw materials and stuff.