Chicory Root

From our list of ailments, see what Chicory Root can be used for:

  • Appetite Lack of
  • Cholesterol High
  • Digestion Poor
  • Dyspepsia
  • Gall Bladder
  • Indigestion
  • Jaundice
  • Kidneys
  • Stomach Upset
  • Upset Stomach

Natural Remedies using Chicory Root

Supports bile production Chicory’s bitter princi-ple is helpful for stubborn or chronic gallblad-der congestion. It helps open up the bile ducts, decreasing gallbladder colic. Contraindications Generally regarded as safe.

Activities (Chicory) — Antibacterial (1; FAD; WO2); Antibilious (f; WO2); Antiexudative (1; PHR; PH2); Antiinflammatory (1; APA; FAD; PNC); Antimutagenic (1; APA); Antispermatogenic (1; WO2); Aperitif (1; APA; VAG; VVG); Bifidogenic (1; FNF); Bitter (1; HHB); Bradycardic (1; WO2); Cardiodepressant (1; PNC); Cardiotonic (1; FAD); Carminative (f; WO2); Cholagogue (1; PHR; PH2; VVG; WO2); Choleretic (2; ABA; KOM; PH2; VVG); Demulcent (f; WBB); Depurative (f; HHB; VVG); Digestive (1; APA; WBB; WO2); Diuretic (1; FAD; PNC; VVG; WO2); Emmenagogue (f; WBB; WO2); Hepatoprotective (1; APA; VVG; WO2); Hypocholesterolemic (1; PHR; PH2); Hypoglycemic (1; FAD); Laxative (1; APA; FAD; PNC); Negative Chronotropic (1; PH2); Negative Inotropic (1; PH2); Nervine (f; DEM); Peristaltic (1; WO2); Prebiotic (1; FNF); Sedative (1; APA; FAD); Stomachic (f; HHB; WO2); Tonic (f; APA; PNC; VVG).

Appetite Lack of, Cholesterol High, Digestion Poor, Dyspepsia, Gall Bladder, Indigestion, Jaundice, Kidneys, Stomach Upset, Upset Stomach

The Benefit of using Chicory Root as a natural cure

Optimizes digestive process Chicory shines in its ability to optimize the digestive process, easing the breakdown of food to nutrient or waste. Once this is accomplished, it aids the blood in deliver-ing nutrients to the body and in their absorption into the cells. As a result, the blood has less resid-ual toxins, which reduces stress on the body’s detoxification systems.

Cadot, P. et al., Inhalative occupational and ingestive immediate-type allergy caused by chicory ( Cichorium intybus), Clin. Exper. Allergy, 26, 940–944, 1996.

‘a first case of occupational allergy to chicory ( Cichorium intybus) in a vegetable wholesaler. Symptoms occurred after oral, cutaneous, or inhalatory exposure.” Reactions were also noted after ingestion of the botanically related endive ( Cichorium endivia) and lettuce ( Latuca satiua). The responsible protein

Combined with the Biblical chicory and peppermint, hops documentably relieves pain in chronic cholecystosis (calculous and noncalculous).