A – Z of Herbal Remedies

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Chicory, Chicory Root Remedies

Other Names: Chicory, Chicory Root, Succory, Coffeeweed, Kasni, Garden Succory, Leaf Chicory, Italian Chicory, Witloof, Belgian Endive, Garden Chicory, Endive, French Endive, Sugar Loaf Chicory, Radicchio, Blue Sailors, Hendibeh, Cichorium Intybus
Traditional Usages: Food, Beverage, Upset Stomach, Digestive Aid, Rheumatic Conditions, Gouty Joints, Mild Laxative, Gargle for Sore Throat, Hemorrhoids, Abdominal Cramps, Rashes, Headaches, Skin Allergies, Vomitting Diarrhea, Jaundice, Anemia, Asthma, Acne, Anxiety, Stress, Depression, Insomnia, Gallstones, Increases Appetite, Liver Congestion.
Resources: England, Ireland, Europe, Middle East, Iran, Africa, US, Australia, New Zealand, India, Asia
Parts Used: Roots, Leaves, Flowers
Administration Method: Cut herb for teas, as well as other bitter-tasting preparations for internal uses.
Herb Action: Mildly Choleretic
Health Warning: Avoid During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding. In the case of gallstones, use Chicory only after consultation with your doctor. In rare cases, there may be allergic skin reactions.

Chicory - Herbal remedy for Jaundice: Infuse all parts of the chicory plant in a litre of water. You will obtain about three glasses of infusion. Drink one glass, then after 30 minutes drink a second glass, and then fifteen minutes later finish everything. Take once daily.

Chicory Root - Herbal remedy for Bronchitis: Use the powder of dry chicory root mixed in honey. When taken thrice daily, this is one of the most effective chronic bronchitis home remedies.

Chicory Root - Herbal remedy for Flushing:  Infuse 1 teaspoonful of the dried herb in a cup of boiling water for seven minutes. Then strain and cool. A cup of chicory root tea taken before breakfast can also help to flush fat from the body.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies


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