Cynara

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💊 Chemical information

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur..

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Artichoke Leaf). The whole or cut, dried leaf of Cynara scolymus. It contains a minimum 0.8% of chlorogenic acid (C 16 H 18 O 9 = 354.3), calculated with reference to the dried drug. Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Cynara, the leaf of the globe artichoke, Cynara scolymus (Compositae), is reputed to have diuretic and choleretic properties. It may also have some hypolipidaemic activity.
1. Joy JF, Haber SL. Clinical uses of artichoke leaf extract. Am J Health-Syst Pharm 2007; 64: 1904–9.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Arg.: Alcachofa Plus; Chofitol; Cynarex; Austria: Cynarix; Hepar-POS; Belg.: Cynarol; Hebucol; Braz.: Alcachofrax; Chophytol; Fr.: Chophytol; Gallexier†; Hepanephrol; Ger.: aar gamma N; Ardeycholan; Carminagal N†; Cefacynar; Cholagogum; Cyna Bilisan†; Cynacur; Cynalip duo†; Cynarix N†; Hepagallin N; Hepar SL; Hepar-POS; Heparstad†; Hewechol Artischockendragees; Lipei; Losapan†; Natu-Hepa; Naturreiner†; ratioHepar†; Valverde Artischocke†; Pol.: Cynacholin; Cynarex; Hepacynar; Liproxal; Port.: Hepanephrol†; Rus.: Chophytol (Хофитол); Switz.: Chophytol; Hepa-S; Natu-Hepa. Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Arceligasol; Bagohepat; Bilidren; Biliosan Compuesto†; Boldina; Digenat; Dioxicolagol; HDG; Hepacur; Hepatalgina; Hepatodirectol; Herbaccion Dig Fresh†; Herbaccion Digestivo†; Lorbihepatic; Metiogen; Palatrobil; Austral.: Extralife Liva-Care; Lifesystem Herbal Formula 7 Liver Tonic†; Liver Tonic Herbal Formula 6†; Livstim†; Livton Complex†; Austria: Cynarix comp; Braz.: Alcafelol†; Alcaflor†; Chofranina; Colachofra; Composto Emagrecedor†; Digestron†; Emagrevit†; Figatil; Hecrosine B12†; Hepatoregius†; Jurubileno†; Lisotox; Olocynan†; Solvobil; Canad.: Milk Thistle; Cz.: Cynarosan†; Fr.: Actibil†; Benetransit; Canol; Elixir Spark; Hepaclem; Hepax; Vegelax†; Ger.: Bilicura Forte†; Carmol Magen-Galle-Darm; Cynarzym N†; Gallexier; Galloselect M†; Pascobilin novo†; Hong Kong: Hepatofalk; Indon.: Biocholes; Ital.: Cinarepa; Colax; Digelax†; Epagest†; Vadolax†; Malaysia: Dandelion Complex†; Mex.: Bagohepat; Chofabol; Hepedren; Ifuchol; Pol.: Cardiobonisol; Rapacholin AC; Rapacholin C; Sylicynar; Rus.: Herbion Drops for the Gallbladder (Гербион Капли Желчегонные); Spain: Cynaro Bilina; Lipograsil; Menabil Complex†; Nico Hepatocyn; Switz.: Bilifuge; Boldocynara; Demonatur Gouttes pour le foie et la bile; Heparfelien; Phytomed Hepato†; Stago N†; Strath Gouttes pour le foie et la bile; Tisane hepatique et biliaire; UK: Bio-Strath Artichoke Formula; Venez.: Cynascool.
Published May 08, 2019.