cynara scolymus


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Related to cynara scolymus: Silybum marianum, Peumus boldus
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artichoke

artichoke

Liver protector and gentle diuretic, increases bile flow, helps digest fats and get digestion moving, lowers cholesterol and blood pressure, good for indigestion and heartburn, breaks down cholesterol into bile salts. Famous for significantly lowering bad LDL cholesterol while raising good HDL cholesterol. Used throughout history for all kinds of digestive health disorders-indigestion, irritable stomach, nervous, flatulence (gas), irritable bowel, liver protector, enhances detoxification reactions. Artichokes are packed with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients making them incredible defenders against cancer, aging, heart disease, atherosclerosis. Anticarcinogen flavonoid antioxidants, anti-inflammatory and antiallergenic properties. Artichokes also have lots of fiber, vitamin C, quercitin, potassium, folic acid and magnesium.
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Boldocynara[R], Cynara scolymus and Taraxacum officinale inhibited PL by 17-20% in the highest concentration tested.
6, Boldocynara[R] and Cynara scolymus displayed moderate ACE inhibition in a concentration of 5 [micro]g/ml (30-32%).
Flavonoids of Cynara scolymus possess potent xanthinoxidase inhibitory activity in vitro but are devoid of hypouricemic effects in rats after oral application.
Table 1 Cytokinesis-block micronucleus (CBMN) cytome assessment of antigenotoxicity--Pretreatment of different concentrations of Cynara scolymus L.
In this study, we investigated the modulatory effect of Cynara scolymus LE on chemically-induced DNA damage and chromosomal mutations using CHO cells.
There is little information available in the literature about modulatory effects of Cynara scolymus L.
Efficacia protettiva da danno ossidativi di frazioni polifenoliche da Cynara scolymus in epatociti di ratto.
Beitrag zur Pharmakologie und Wirkstoff-Findung von Cynara scolymus L.
Adzet T, Camarasa J, Laguna JC (1987) Hepatoprotective activity of polyphenolic compounds from Cynara scolymus against [CCl.
Matuschowski P, Gumbinger HG, Nahrstedt A, Winterhoff H (1996) Testing of Cynara scolymus L.
Matuschowski P, Gumbinger HG, Winterhoff H (1977) Influence of Cynara scolymus L.