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Artichoke

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Cynara Scolymus - Fam. Compositeae

It contains various active principles that contribute to the plant’s properties with a synergic action. The leaves used have a choleretic, hepatoprotective and diuretic effect. Besides, the bitter component of the artichoke gives it eupeptic and stomachic properties.

 

 

For feed use the young flower-heads are eaten before their opening. Not found in the wild.

 

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