chicory

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chicory

Herbal medicine
A perennial herb which contains fructose, inulin, lactucin, taraxasterol, pectin, resin, taraxasterol and tannins. It is diuretic, laxative and tonic; it is used topically for skin inflammation, and internally for diabetes, gallstones, gout, hepatitis and other liver conditions, rheumatic complaints, splenomegaly and caffeine-induced tachyarrhythmias.
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Achilonu, "Chemical composition and nutritive benefits of Chicory (Cichorium intybus) as an ideal complementary and/or alternative livestock feed supplement," Scientific World Journal, vol.
The present study demonstrates a comprehensive evaluation of the antimicrobial activity of different solvent extracts prepared from various parts of Cichorium endivia subsp.
sativa L.) Escarole Pseudomonas 51.83 (Cichorium luteola intybus) Chicory (Cichorium Acinetobacter 100 endivia) baumannii/ calcoaceticus Hafnia alvei 100 Klebsiella oxytoca 99.2 Collard green Hafnia alvei 100 (Brassica oleracea L.) Enterobacter 44.97 asburiae Parsley Hafnia alvei 100 (Petroselinum crispum) Enterobacteriaceae Vegetable Conventional Organic Iceberg lettuce N.D.
(2013) [23] recorded the extraction of phenolic acids and flavonoids from several types of Cichorium intybus var.
Khateeb, "Cadmium-Induced Changes in Germination, Seedlings Growth, and DNA Fingerprinting of in vitro Grown Cichorium pumilum Jacq," International Journal of Biology, vol.
Tannins present in Cichorium incybus enhance glucose uptake and inhibit adipogenesis in 3T3-L1 adipocytes through PTP1B inhibition.
After evaluating the content of individual antioxidants, the cooperative action of bioactive molecules in the different specimens of Cichorium intybus L.
Chican and Palser (1982) speculated that the proliferation of the endothelium, failure in embryo formation, and failure in endosperm development seem to be either directly or indirectly involved in abortion of seeds at early stages of development of Cichorium intybus L.
Lox-Age uses the power of chicory (Cichorium intybus) to restore expression of lysyl oxidase (LOX), a key protein that becomes scarce with age.
Evaluation of desorption isotherms, drying rates and inulin concentration of chicory roots (Cichorium intybus L.) with and without enzymatic inactivation.