Denominated the flower of the farm by its characteristic form. It identifies his individual and exquisite flavour , being one of the most vegetables praised by gastronomy. She is crunchy, bitter and slightly substantial, in addition to very beneficial for the health.
The artichoke contains calcium and potassium salts, minerals like iron and phosphorus, vitamins C, B1 and B2, and in addition cinarina, extremely important an active principle in the treatments of renal and hepatica therapy.
It has tonic, digestive, diuretics, ant rheumatic and protective actions of the liver. By all it it is used like principle of numerous pharmacological remedies to fight arteriosclerosis, cellulites, cholesterol, or like purifying of the liver.