Artichoke Extract

Last Updated: September 28 2022

Artichoke Extract (Cynara scolymus) is an extract from the common bulb vegetable that appears to have the ability to stimulate bile secretion; this may underlie a weak reduction in cholesterol and improved fat digestion.

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Note that Artichoke Extract is also known as:
  • Artichoke
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Dosage information

A few doses have been used in human studies, including 6,000 mg of the basic extract (no concentrations) and also a 25-35:1 concentrated extract dosed at 1,800 mg. Both of these doses showed bioactivity, but there is no clear indication of which is the optimal dosage.

It is unclear whether artichoke extract needs to be taken alongside a meal or not.

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