Cichorium intybus (Chicory)
- Endocrine system
- Sensory system
Part of the plant which can be used
- The root of the plant.
Present in the market
- Herbal tea.
Medical Use and Dosage – mode of administration
CICHORIUM INTYBUS is a traditional herbal medicinal product for the relief of symptoms related to mild digestive disorders (such as feeling of abdominal fullness, flatulence and slow digestion) and temporary loss of appetite.
All herbal substances are used in symptomatic treatment of digestive disorders, such as: flatulence, slow digestion, belching, and epigastric distension. Also, it is used as choleretic or cholagogue in order to promote renal and digestive functions. It is traditionally used as adjuvants in slimming diets, and is also used to promote renal stone elimination.
It can be taken in herbal tea 2-3 times daily.
In classical medicine, Cichorium root coffee was made from roasted root of the plant, a coffee substitute with appetizing and tonic abilities.
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Combinations & Contraindications
It can be create oral allergy syndrome, a cross reaction with birch pollen.
It is contraindicated to be used during pregnancy without medical surveillance.
Recognized Ethnobotanical use
Traditional herbal medicinal product for the relief of symptoms related to mild digestive disorders (such as feeling of abdominal fullness, flatulence and slow digestion) and temporary loss of appetite.