Artichoke

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What other names is Artichoke known by?

Alcachofa, Alcaucil, ALE, Artichaut, Artichaut Commun, Artichaut Sauvage, Artichoke Extract, Artichoke Fruit, Artichoke Leaf, Artichoke Leaf Extract, Artischocke, Cardo, Cardo de Comer, Cardon d'Espagne, Cardoon, Cynara, Cynara cardunculus, Cynara scolymus, Extrait d'Artichaut, Feuille d'Artichaut, Garden Artichoke, Gemuseartischocke, Globe Artichoke, Kardone, Tyosen-Azami.

What is Artichoke?

Artichoke is a plant. The leaf, stem, and root are used to make medicine.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Upset stomach symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, flatulence (gas), and stomach pain.
  • High cholesterol.

Possibly Ineffective for...

  • Preventing alcohol-induced hangover.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Irritable bowel syndrome, water retention, snakebites, kidney problems, anemia, arthritis, liver problems, preventing gallstones, high blood pressure, and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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