Standarized artichoke extract, fine brown powder, is of 5% cymarin (UV), 2.5% cynarin (HPLC), or
5% cymarin (HPLC accaculating cynarin acid and chlorogenic acid ). It is a traditional medical and eatable plant of rich nutrition and functional compound.
The main specifications are
Artichoke, also known as chrysanthemum thistle, cardoon, French lily, and lotus lily, is a perennial herb of the Compositae family. It is native to the Mediterranean coast and evolved from cardunculus L. (C. cardunculus L.). Most cultivated in Italy. It was introduced to Shanghai, China from France in the 19th century.
China has a small amount of cultivation mainly in Shanghai, Zhejiang, Hunan, Yunnan and other places.
Bulb: protein, Ca, P.
Leaf: Rich cynarin, chlorogenic acid
Latin Name: Cynara Scolymus L.
Specification:10:1，2.5%, 5% Cynarin
Appearance:Brownish yellow fine powder
Grade: Food&Health Care Products
Test Method: By UV
Artichoke extract contains polyphenols, flavonoids, terpenes, inulin, asparagine and other substances. It is a highly nutritious health vegetable with anti-oxidation, anti-aging, anti-tumor, anti-microbial, anti-hypertensive, and kidney-tonifying effects .
1)In Europe, artichoke is an herbal medicine that has been used to treat indigestion. Artichoke extract is used to treat gastrointestinal diseases including abdominal pain, bloating, and nausea.
2)Lowering blood lipids and anti-atherosclerosis
Many experiments have shown that artichoke extract can lower blood lipids, mainly by affecting the synthesis and decomposition of cholesterol and lipids in the liver to regulate lipid levels, thereby preventing the occurrence of atherosclerosis.
3)Liver protection and antioxidant function
The research on the antioxidant function of artichoke has mostly focused on leaf extracts.
The antimicrobial activity of chlorogenic acid, cynic acid, luteolin-7-rutinoside and cynchoside in artichoke is relatively high, and the antifungal activity is stronger than the antibacterial activity.
Artichoke leaf extract, especially the flavonoids in it, can regulate the gene expression of NO enzyme in human epithelial cells, promote the synthesis of NO, and prevent the occurrence of cardiovascular diseases. The cynaropicrin contained in artichoke has an anti-spasmodic effect. In addition, artichoke can improve intestinal motility, promote the contraction of the intestinal wall, and enable the intestinal material to be transported faster, thereby preventing constipation.
In addition, regular intake can protect the liver and kidneys, enhance liver detoxification, lower blood lipids, lower cholesterol, promote amino acid metabolism, prevent atherosclerosis, treat indigestion, prevent constipation, and protect cardiovascular systems.