Artichoke leaf, powder

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per 1/4 Pound
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$7.28 
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per Pound
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$18.20 

Artichoke leaf powder provides all the antioxidant value and nutrition of the beloved vegetable, but without the tedious peeling of the immature thistle to get to the “heart.” Enjoy the powder in tea blends, soups, pasta, breads and in many other foods, or simply take it in capsule form. The powder may also be used in soaps, lotions and other skin care products.

a.
quick look

information at a glance

originChina
active compoundsApigenin, chlorogenic acid, cynarine, luteolin naringenin, scolymoside, vitamins, minerals.
plant part usedleaf
processingpowder

b.
buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore in a sealed container in a cool dark place.
appearance & aromaFine green powder with a mild herbaceous aroma.
flavor profileArtichoke leaf powder tastes like the vegetable – slightly bitter with floral notes.

c.
uses

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cosmeticAdd artichoke leaf powder to soaps. Infuse in oil for massage or to use in making lotions, creams and salves.
culinaryAdd artichoke lea powder to smoothies, dressings, sauces, soups and stews. It may also be mixed into juice or tea.
wellnessEncapsulate artichoke leaf powder as a dietary supplement.
industrialDue to the cynarine content, artichoke leaf is used in the production of aperitifs and liqueurs.
safetyUse with caution if you are allergic to plants in the ragweed family. Consult your health care practitioner before using this herb if you have a history of gallstones or bile duct obstruction.

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please be advised: 
Before making any changes to your diet you should always consult with your doctor,
especially if you are pregnant, nursing or have existing conditions.