Artichoke extract today releases the pharmaceutical industry in a variety of dosage forms, allowing you to include it in the comprehensive treatment of various diseases. This herbal preparation has very few side effects and contraindications for use.
Preparations from artichoke
Active ingredient of all drugs on the basis of the artichoke is an extract of the leaves of the artichoke, which has hepatoprotective (protects liver cells from any adverse effects), choleretic, antispasmodic (relieves spasms of smooth muscles of internal organs), mild diuretic (preserving potassium ions), action, lowers cholesterol in the blood, restores the metabolism and strengthens the immune system
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Preparations from artichoke today produce various pharmaceutical companies in a variety of dosage forms: tablets, pills, oral solution and a solution for intravenous administration. All these drugs are used in treatment of various diseases.
In addition, the available dietary supplements (dietary supplements), which include artichoke leaf extract. They are used for prevention of various diseases.
Tablets hofitol produces laboratory Rosa Phytopharm, France. Active ingredient tablets is a dry aqueous extract of artichoke leaves. Each tablet Chophytol
Hofitol - has beneficial effects on liver function
It contains 200 mg of artichoke extract.
Apply hofitol tablets for liver, biliary tract and kidneys in adults and children over 12 years 2-3 tablets three times a day for half an hour before meals. Children from 6 to 12 years - 1 tablet three times. Duration of treatment - 2-3 weeks.
Hofitol well tolerated, side effects can occur only in the form of allergic reactions
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. With prolonged use of the drug in high doses may cause diarrhea and abdominal pain.
Hofitol can not be used in the gallstones, obstructive jaundice (develops when there is an obstruction to the outflow of bile), all acute diseases of the liver, biliary tract and kidneys, chronic liver failure, children under 6 years and hypersensitivity to the drug.
Artichoke capsules are not produced, but you can buy this medication in the form of pills of 300 mg (Salyutas Pharma, Germany). Jelly beans are inside, while eating, drinking plenty of fluids, adults and children over 12 years - 1 tablet 3-4 times a day. Duration of treatment - 1 month. The drug is not recommended for children under 12 years.
Dietary supplements, which include artichoke extract, - tsinariks (Montavit, Austria), artichoke extract (Evalar, Russia). BUD Both are available in tablets. In addition to the prevention of diseases of the liver, biliary tract, kidney, and atherosclerosis
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, Artichoke extract is also used for weight loss.
1 tablet BUD tsinariks contains 55 mg of artichoke extract. Adults and children over 12 years, it is recommended to take 1-2 tablets 3 times a day during meals with food.
1 tablet BUD artichoke extract contains 150 mg of active principle. Adults and children over 12 years, it is recommended to take 2 tablets a day with meals for 10-20 days.
Artichoke extract as solutions
As an oral solution discharged hofitol, 100 ml containing 20 g of a thick aqueous artichoke extract. Auxiliaries in the solution are 2.8% ethyl alcohol, glycerol, methyl parahydroxybenzoate, propyl parahydroxybenzoate, orange flavor, purified water. Oral solution is prescribed for adults 30-40 drops three times a day for half an hour before meals. Before applying drops diluted in half a glass of boiled water at room temperature. Duration of treatment 3-4 weeks.
Artichoke in capsules - is also hofitol. The drug is available as a solution for injection 5 ml ampoule. Each ampoule contains 100 mg of an extract of artichoke leaves (respectively 20 mg in 1 ml). The solution can be administered intramuscularly or intravenously slowly. For adults it is administered at 5 ml per day for 1-2 weeks.
Independently, you can make tea from artichoke. To do this, a teaspoon of dry powdered leaves of artichoke have to pour a glass of boiling water for 15 minutes, strain and drink 1-2 times a day for half an hour before meals. To improve the taste (tea can taste bitter), you can add honey.
Today you can also buy Vietnamese artichoke tea bags. It has a pleasant taste compote. It is also recommended to drink 1-2 cups a day.
Artichoke extract is prescribed for both treatment and prevention of various diseases.