Latin Name: Cicorium intybus
Common Names: Chicory Root
Chicory is used for loss of appetite, upset stomach, constipation, liver and gallbladder disorders, cancer, and rapid heartbeat.When used as therapeutic herbs, cut Chicory Root is dried and ground into a powder. Essentially a sedative, Cicorium intybus acts on the heart and circulatory system.Chicory is also used as a cooking spice and to flavor foods and beverages. Coffee mixes often include ground chicory to enhance the richness of the coffee.
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