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Related to Cynara scolymus: Silybum marianum, Peumus boldus

ar·ti·choke

(ahr'ti-chōk)
A vegetable (Cynara scolymus) that has purported medicinal value in treating high cholesterol, snakebite, and sundry intestinal disorders.
[It. articiocco, fr. Ar. al-khurshuf]

artichoke

(art′ĭ-chōk″) [Italian articiocco]
The edible head of a thistle-like vegetable (Cynara scolymus), which is rich in dietary fiber, vitamins A and K, and trace minerals.
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Quantification of Total Phenolics, Flavonoids, and Tannins Contents of Cynara scolymus Leaves Extracts.
Etude de l'extraction des composes phenoliques de differentes parties de la fleur d'artichaut Cynara scolymus L..
(30)--Rondanelli, M.; Orsini, F.; Opizzi, A.; Giacosa, A.; Bombardelli, E.; Villani, S.The effect of 2-mo administration of a Phaseolus vulgaris and Cynara scolymus complex on feeling of satiation in healthy, overweight people.
Antioxidative and apoptotic properties of polyphenolic extracts from edible part of artichoke (Cynara scolymus L.) on cultured rat hepatocytes and on human hepatoma cells.
The globe artichoke (cynara scolymus,) also known as the French artichoke and the green artichoke, is a member of the thistle group in the sunflower family.
Artichoke leaf extract, (Cynara scolymus L), has been shown to reduce the severity of IBS in a subset of patients with dyspepsia.
Without a doubt, artichokes (Cynara scolymus) and, to a lesser
Protea cynaroides, the most characteristic species and national flower of South Africa, received its specific name because its flower is similar to an artichoke (Cynara scolymus).
Globe artichokes, Cynara scolymus, are members of the family Compositae.
It contains Silybum marianum seed extract 300mg, Cynara scolymus 100mg and Curcuma longa 50mg.