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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