Botanical Name : CICHORIUM INTYBUS
Family Name : ASTERACEAE
Common Name : CHICORY, ENDIVE, SUCCORY
Parts used : Chicory flowers,
Habitat : Cultivated through out India
Uses : It was believed that the plant could purify the blood and liver, while others have relied on the herb for its power to cure passions of the heart. Chicory continues to be a popular herbal remedy due to its healing effects on several ailments. Chicory is taken internally for loss of appetite, jaundice, gallstones, gout, rheumatism. In addition, the leaves of chicory may also be used as compresses to be applied externally to ease skin inflammations and swellings. As a mild diuretic, it increases the elimination of fluid from the body, leading to its use as a treatment for rheumatism and gout.
Parts offered : Chicory flowers