Artichoke Leaf - Organic

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SKU R2972

Cynara scolymus

Available by special order only.

Special Order Information

Harmonic Arts is pleased to offer Special Order items beyond our large selection of regularly stocked products. If you are interested in purchasing one of our special order items, please CONTACT US directly with your request. We will verify if the item is currently available, and respond with a price quote and estimated time of arrival. Because a Special Order can take up to 6 weeks to arrive at our facility before we can ship it to you, we advise you place your request well in advance of when it is needed.

The following terms apply to all special orders:

  • Minimum special order size is 1lb per item.
  • Advance payment is required before the order can be placed with our supplier.
  • Special orders cannot be cancelled once placed, are non-refundable, and non-returnable.
  • A processing fee of $10 is applied per special order.
  • Regular shipping rates apply to special orders.

Product Information

Artichoke is one of the world's oldest vegetables, and its cultivation dates back thousands of years to when the Romans and Greeks grew them for greens. The plant is a large, thistle-like perennial that can grow up to six feet in height. Artichoke contains flavonoids, tannins, vitamin A, zinc, nickel, cobalt, manganese, selenium, and enzymes. It also contains high levels of folic acid, which is beneficial to the neurological health of newborn babies, and is therefore an important addition to the diet of pregnant women. The cynarin content in artichoke helps improve bile flow, protects the liver from infection and toxic substances and improves overall liver function. Artichoke is also known to reduce LDL cholesterol and promote healthy blood circulation.

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