The artichoke (Cynara cardunculus, Cynara cardoniski or otherwise Cynara the cactus) is a perennial vegetable of the Asteroid family (Asteraceae). It grows in the shape of a bush, about 1.5 m high. It is a plant native to Africa, but it is cultivated in many parts of the modern world in places sheltered from the strong cold and soils without much moisture. . Its leaves are large with deep slits, grayish color at the bottom and its stem is long with branches. It multiplies with branches in spring or autumn while its stem dries in summer. In addition to its rich nutritional value, artichoke It is also used as a medicine, as it helps in the treatment of many diseases. From ancient times it was used for digestion of fatty foods, but also for constipation, since it is rich in fiber. The ingredients of artichoke are cholagogue and diuretic. With the method of cryopreservation, we receive the benefits of all the ingredients of the plant. Artichoke seems to contribute to the regeneration of liver cells which are exposed to various toxins. If this effect is confirmed by controlled clinical studies, this plant could be used as a liver protector in people suffering from cirrhosis.