How is artichoke extract taken?

Heidi Skolnik, MS
Sports Medicine
Artichoke extract is sold in capsules similar to a traditional multivitamin. The individual dose of each capsule ranges from about 300mg to 500mg, depending on the manufacturer. Suggested daily intake varies depending on the condition you're looking to alleviate, but most recommendations are for 2-3 daily doses.

Continue Learning about Alternative Medicine

What is Slow Medicine?
What is Slow Medicine?
In a world of fast food, instant messages and 24/7 availability, most of us want quick answers, especially when it comes to  our health. Most of us, t...
Read More
What are the health benefits of the inversion table?
JC Pinzon JC Pinzon
Gravitational traction is another way to treat pain from back problems. Herniated discs will have mo...
More Answers
What is an infrared sauna?
Dr. Robin Miller, MDDr. Robin Miller, MD
An infrared sauna heats the body directly unlike a regular sauna, which uses warm air to heat the bo...
More Answers
What Is Qi gong?
What Is Qi gong?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.