(Cynara scolymus)

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Plant of 1.5 m of which one uses leaves and fruit. Raw fruit is excellent for liver it protects from infections by eliminating toxins.
Artichoke is the plant which protect liver. It contains cynarin which stimulates the formation and elimination of bile. It helps with reconstitution of hepatic cell, reason why one uses it for jaundice and cirrhosis. Also out of infusion of leaves to fight cholesterol and urea.

Infusion : One spoonful of leaves for one cup, boil then infuse 10 minutes, one cup before meals.

Decoction; 30g of leaves for 1 liter of water, boil during 10 minutes; 2 cups a day.

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