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Wild Chicory Herb - 75 g - Herbal Collection

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Description

Cichorium intybus

Wild Chicory Herb - 75 g - Herbal Collection

 

TRADITIONALLY USED FOR

May help with

 

  • Cholagogue, choleretic
  • Diuretic, depurative
  • antioxidant
  • Hypoglycémiant [2]
  • Hypocholestérolémiant [3]
  • Gastric protector, anti-ulcer (protects against experimental ulcer)
  • Kaempferol from chicory has pseudo- oestrogenic properties and inhibits bone loss in ovariectomized rats
  • Absorbed orally, inulin acts as a prebiotic on the intestinal flora, it reaches the colon without being degraded or absorbed.
  • Improvement of dental plaque [4]

INFORMATION

Source : http://www.wikiphyto.org/wiki/Chicory

 

Reference on http://www.wikiphyto.org

 

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plant name

 

Wild chicory, chicory

 

International Latin denomination

 

Cichorium intybus L.

 

botanical family

 

Asteraceae

 

Description and habitat

 

  • Herbaceous plant common along roadsides and waste places
  • Terminal and axillary flower heads of blue ligulate flowers

 

History and tradition

 

  • Formerly called "heliotrope" by virtue of its flower's "divine" ability to open at sunrise and close at sunset
  • It has always been associated with liver disease, and considered by Platearius as "cold and humid in the second degree" [1]

 

Parts used

 

  • Root (and leaves) harvested in the fall

 

Dosage forms available

 

 

Usual dosages

 

Composition

 

Main components of the plant

 

 

Main components of buds or young shoots

 

Main components of essential oil

 

Properties

 

Plant properties

 

  • Cholagogue, choleretic
  • Diuretic, depurative
  • antioxidant
  • Hypoglycémiant [2]
  • Hypocholestérolémiant [3]
  • Gastric protector, anti-ulcer (protects against experimental ulcer)
  • Kaempferol from chicory has pseudo- oestrogenic properties and inhibits bone loss in ovariectomized rats
  • Absorbed orally, inulin acts as a prebiotic on the intestinal flora, it reaches the colon without being degraded or absorbed.
  • Improvement of dental plaque [4]

Bud properties

 

Properties of essential oil

 

Indications

 

Indications of the whole plant (phytotherapy)

 

  • Digestive and hepatobiliary disorders
  • Colopathies ( probiotic effect )
  • Gastric ulcer

 

Indications of the bud (gemmotherapy)

 

Specific indications of essential oil (aromatherapy)

 

Known or suspected mode of action

 

 

Usual formulations

 

Regulations

 

 

Possible side effects and precautions for use

 

  • No known adverse effects
  • Avoid absorption in case of fructose ( inulin ) intolerance

 

Bibliographic references

 

  1. Go↑ Platearius Mattheus. The Book of Simple Medicines according to the French manuscript 12322 of the National Library of Paris. Ghislaine Malandin and Pierre Lieutaghi, Paris, Ozalid and Cardinal Texts, 1986, 361 p. 2nd ed. 1990
  2. Go↑ Khaksari M, Sajadi M A, Bahremand F, & Vefa M R. Effect of kidney bean and chicory diets on control of blood sugar in diabetic rats. KOWSAR MEDICAL JOURNAL, Spring 2001, Volume 6, Number part 1; Page(s) 1 To 8.
  3. Go↑ Johari H., Kargar Jahromi H. "The effects of hydroalcoholic extract of Chicoree on atherosclerosis plaque formation of cardiovascular diseases in rabbit." Advances in Environmental Biology, 2015, p. 319+. Gale Academic Onefile, Accessed 20 Aug. 2019. [1]
  4. Go↑ Signoretto C, Marchi A, Bertoncelli A, Burlacchini G, Milli A, Tessarolo F, Caola I, Papetti A, Pruzzo C, Zaura E, Lingström P, Ofek I, Spratt DA, Pratten J, Wilson M, Canepari P. Effects of mushroom and chicory extracts on the shape, physiology and proteome of the cariogenic bacterium Streptococcus mutans. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2013, 13:117 (29 May 2013) Abstract Provisional PDF
  • Rammal H, Younos C, Bouayed J, Chakou A, Bedouhene S, Soulimani R. Ethnobotanical and phytopharmacological overview on Cichorium intybus L. Revue Phytothérapie. Volume 6, Number 3 / June 2008. Pages 184-186
  • Kisiel W, Zielińska K. Guaianolides from Cichorium intybus and structure revision of Cichorium sesquiterpene lactones. Phytochemistry. 2001 Jun;57(4):523-7. PMID 11394851

CAUTION

Store in a cool, dry place, away from light. Keep tightly closed, away from the reach of Children and pets.

Do not exceed the daily dose.

 

This product is not intended to prevent or cure any form of illness or disease.
 

If you are pregnant or nursing ; If you have a medical condition or are in the course of medical treatment ; If you are programmed for theater/operation in the near future, please consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product.

 

This product cannot replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.

 

This product has not been evaluated by the SAHPRA for its quality, safety or intended use.

 

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