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chicory

a perennial herb found in the United States, India, and Egypt.
uses It is used as a coffee substitute, as a source of fructooligosaccharides, as a mild laxative for children, and as a treatment for gout, rheumatism, loss of appetite, and digestive distress. It is generally recognized as safe in foods and may be effective as an appetite stimulant; there is insufficient reliable information for its other indications.
contraindications It is contraindicated during pregnancy and lactation and in children. People who are hypersensitive to chicory or asteraceae/composit herbs also should avoid its use, and it is contraindicated for people with gallstones.

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.

chicory,

n Latin name:
Cichorium intybus; parts used: leaves, roots; uses: diuretic, laxative, sedative, appetite inducer, cancer; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children, patients with heart disease or gallstones; can cause contact dermatitis. Also called
blue sailors, garden endive, succory, or
wild succory.

chicory

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