Artichoke – is a dietary supplement which has in its content artichoke leaves extract.
Do you know that… artichoke (Cynara scolymus) was cultivated by ancient Egyptians. It was also known to ancient Romans and Greeks, who appreciated it not only for its taste qualities but also for its beneficial impact on organism. Since XI century artichoke was cultivated in the Mediterranean countries. Artichokes are highly appreciated for their cynarine content – a substance which positively affects functioning of digestive system and stimulates metabolic processes. Due to that artichoke leaves extract constitutes a natural preparation enhancing liver’s functioning and regulating lipid metabolism.
In addition artichokes contain compounds such as: inulin, chlorogenic acid, which support slimming process. This vegetable has in its content also: malic and lactic acids, flavonoids, sterols, tannins as well as B group vitamins and vitamin A.