Home > Vegetalpedia > Artichoke



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.


Where can I find it?