Artichoke has several common names such as; globe artichoke, scotch thistle, prickly cardoon, wild cardoon, vegetable rennet, grown for its edible flower buds.


Artichokes are cultivated in the Mediterranean region, South America, and California.

The young tender leaf stalks and young leaves are consumed by cooking.

Traditional Uses and benefits

  • Artichokes are rich in antioxidants.
  • It helps to detoxify the body, improve liver health, aid constipation, indigestion, diarrhea, and irritable bowel syndrome.
  • Artichokes lower blood pressure and promote urination. It prevents fibrosis, mucositis, breast cancer, and prostate cancer.
  • Artichoke is high in vitamins and minerals such as potassium, magnesium, and manganese. It acts as a vasodilator, improves oxygen levels that reach the brain for elevated cognitive function.

Dosage and Precautions

Artichokes can be eaten raw, fried, pickled, or frozen. There is no specific dosage.


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