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Artichoke, Cynara scolymus

Family:

Asteraceae

Found in:

Medicinal Garden

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Medicinal Garden information:

Has a chemical that inhibits cholesterol synthesis

Some evidence shows taking a specific articoke extract modestly reduces totoal and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol

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