Not to be used by people with known allergy to globe artichoke or other members of Globe artichoke 594
the Asteraceae/Compositae family of plants.
Herbs with choleretic and cholagogue activity should be used with caution by people with bile duct obstruction (Blumenthal et al 2000), acute or severe hepatocellular disease (e.g. cirrhosis), septic cholecystitis, intestinal spasm or ileus, liver cancer or with unconjugated hyperbilirubinaemia (Mills & Bone 2005).
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