What is Artichoke Extract?

Category: Supplements

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Jarrow Formulas’ Artichoke 500 Extract is standardized to contain 15% chlorogenic acid and 5% cynarin. Artichoke extract is made from the leaves of the artichoke plant and is said to stimulate liver activity, increase healthful levels of HDL cholesterol and stimulate synthesis of bile.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Bile duct obstruction 1 1
Digestive problems 1 0
General health 1 0
Pancreas divisum 1 1
Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Artichoke Extract

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Artichoke Extract

Dosage Patients
450 mg three times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Artichoke Extract

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Artichoke Extract

Duration

Currently taking Artichoke Extract

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Artichoke Extract

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Artichoke Extract.