Artichoke has been used as food and medicine for centuries. Modern research has focused on compounds within artichoke such as caffeoylquinic acid, that may be responsible for artichoke's benefits.
Health Benefits of Artichoke
Artichoke supplements are usually used for liver health purposes. Artichoke is thought to promote liver health by encouraging release of bile. Bile helps digest fats (and cholesterol) and is often used by those who have difficulty digesting fat.
Using Artichoke Supplements
Use artichoke products as directed.
Side-effects and Cautions: