Also in human leukocytes and rats an antioxidant effect was described by Artichoke leaf extract. Various Caffeoylchinasaurederivate (Cynarin) and the Flavoid Luteolin were identified as significant, effective ingredients. As useful applications for Artichoke leaf extracts can be seen therefore as well as the dyspeptic complaints of lipid disorders and Arteriosklerosepraventation. Average daily dose recommended preparation, drug, 6 g. Allergies to artichokes and other Asteraceae and closure of the biliary tract not apply Artichoke leaf extracts.
Consultation is to be kept mandatory with the attending physician or the treating practitioner of the patients with gallstone disease. Turmeric Rhizome - Curcumae longae rhizoma of the ingredients of the rhizome of Curcuma longa L. choleretic, cholekinetische, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects are known. Curcumin inhibits inter alia the leukotriene biosynthesis (LTB4) and the iNOS. In a 2003 conducted post-marketing surveillance with an alcoholic extract of Curcuma longa root stock surrendered after 12 weeks of treatment time to 10.9% reduced LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels reduced by 6.1%. This confirmed previous studies. The effect can be explained with the antioxidant effect of Curcumin.
Also the application recommendations for turmeric Rhizome can be extended from dyspeptic complaints to Dyslipoproteinemia. As average daily dose is between 1.5 and 4 g drug, preparing accordingly, recommended. Turmeric Rhizome may not be in occlusion of bile ducts be applied for gallstone disease only after consultation with the attending physician of the patient. Green and black tea - Camelliae sinensis folium in a series of in vitro and ex vivo studies demonstrated that green and black tea (Camellia sinensis L.) the LDL and lipid oxidation can be inhibited. The Catechingerbstoffe seem responsible, Flavoides and coffee acid derivatives. The question of whether the consumption of tea has an effect on the incidence of stroke, myocardial infarction and coronary heart disease, was investigated in 2001 in a meta-analysis of studies to present until then.