Cynara scolymus

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Related to Cynara scolymus: Silybum marianum, Peumus boldus
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Noun1.Cynara scolymus - Mediterranean thistlelike plant widely cultivated for its large edible flower headCynara scolymus - Mediterranean thistlelike plant widely cultivated for its large edible flower head
artichoke, globe artichoke - a thistlelike flower head with edible fleshy leaves and heart
Cynara, genus Cynara - artichoke; cardoon
vegetable - any of various herbaceous plants cultivated for an edible part such as the fruit or the root of the beet or the leaf of spinach or the seeds of bean plants or the flower buds of broccoli or cauliflower
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Cynara scolymus (Globe artichoke) contains bitter constituents and has a bitter action (25) as well as a choleretic action (stimulates bile acid secretion).
[33] using artichoke (Cynara scolymus) powder in broiler diets found that this product significantly increased antibody serum levels, resulting in a higher activity of immune system.
Vejamos quatro estudos experimentais sobre os efeitos desses fitoterapicos: 1) Estudo com ratos induzidos ao diabetes e suplementados com o fitoterapico Cynara scolymus L., observou-se que nos ratos diabeticos apresentaram melhoras nos parametros de disfuncao hepatica; 2) e no estudo sobre efeito protetor de Cynara Scolymus L.
Cynara Scolymus is the Latin name of which fruit or vegetable?
Antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of ethanol extracts of Cynara scolymus (Cynarae folium, Asteraceae family).
The family has more than 1620 genera and 23600 species of herbs, shrubs, and trees distributed throughout the globe and some of its species such as Cynara scolymus has high content of total phenols i.e.
In order to enhance the Tunisian forest resources and develop new products, we are interested in the family of Asteraceae, particularly Cynara scolymus, which characterizes the Mediterranean region and it has been widely used in various hepatic diseases [8].
Partial purification and characterization of polyphenol oxidase from artichoke (Cynara scolymus L.) heads.
Artichoke leaf extracts (Cynara scolymus) present lipid-lowering properties due to an indirect modulation of HMG-CoA-reductase activity (Gebhardt 1998) and to an increased fecal excretion of neutral bile acids and sterols (Qiang et al.
Characterization of the milk-clotting properties of extracts from artichoke (Cynara scolymus, L.) flowers.
Gibberellic Acid on Artichokes (Cynara scolymus L.) Cultivated in Germany to Promote Earliness and to Increase Productivity.
In vitro antioxidant activities of edible artichoke (Cynara scolymus L.) and effect on biomarkers of antioxidants in rats.