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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A similar trend has been observed in Cichorium intybus extracts [24] as well as in many other medicinal plants such as Althaea officinalis [31], Garcinia mangostana Linn [32], and Cassia fistula Linn [33].
Lindberg, "Growth performance, digestibility and faecal coliform bacteria in weaned piglets fed a cereal-based diet including either chicory (Cichorium intybus L.) or ribwort (Plantago lanceolate L.) forage," Animal, vol.
(2009) [1] investigated the chemical composition of the leaves and roots of Cichorium Intybus and the representative phytoconstituents presented as macronutrients, micronutrients (essential minerals), and phenolic compounds in Tables 1,2, and 3, respectively.
After evaluating the content of individual antioxidants, the cooperative action of bioactive molecules in the different specimens of Cichorium intybus L.
Los inductores de la brotacion adventicia tales como adenina, sulfato de adenina, triacontanol y acido-4-fluorofenoxiacetico (4-FAA) han favorecido organogenesis adventicia en Picrorhiza scrophulariflora, Cichorium intybus L., Bixa orellana, Costus speciosus, Salvia officinalis, Arachis hypogaea, Malus domestica, Cerasus fruticosa, Ipomea batatas, Phraggmites communis, Allium cepa (Tanikawa et al., 1996; Tanikawa et al., 1998; Tantos et al., 2001; Malaabadi et al., 2005; Grzegorczyk et al., 2006; Luo et al., 2006; Nandagopal and Ranjitha 2006; Bantawa et al., 2009; Parimalan et al., 2009; Kamata et al., 2011; Verma et al., 2011; Lee et al., 2012), pero en citricos no se conoce el efecto de estos inductores.
The main forage species available to animals during the winter were Medicago sativa and Trifolium alexandrinum as major forages, and Cichorium intybus, Brassica compestris, and Avena sativa as minor forages.
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Gray), "achicoria" (Cichorium intybus L.*), "alcachofa" (Cynara cardunculus L.
The extract of chicory (cichorium intybus) leaves, which stimulate LOX, promotes improvement of the layers of the epidermis and its integrity by virtue of the differentiation marker transglutaminase 1 (TG1) and desmocollin 1 (DSC1) a marker of cell cohesion without targeting cell proliferation.
Polysaccharide compositions of leaf cell walls of forages chicory (Cichorium intybus L.) Plant Science.
FOSC are fructans (carbohydrates with a great extent of fructosylfructose links) extracted on a commercial basis from the chicory root, namely, the Compositae family (Cichorium intybus) [2].