Application: traditional medicine has found a fairly large number of areas of application of chicory. So chicory helps normalize metabolism, remove excess cholesterol from the body, stimulates the activity of the digestive glands, has choleretic, anti-inflammatory, astringent, sedative and cardiotonic. It is used for atherosclerosis, obesity, impaired mineral metabolism, kidney and gallstone disease, gout, osteochondrosis, joint diseases. Chicory is added to the fees for the treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, pancreas. A decoction of chicory root very well helps to improve the appetite and digestion process in general, and is also an excellent choleretic and diuretic. Chicory preparations are indicated for neurosis, hysteria and asthenia. Chicory lowers blood sugar and is therefore used for mild forms of diabetes. In folk medicine, the plant is mainly known as “liver” grass. It is widely used in diseases of the liver, cholecystitis and dyskinesia of the gallbladder. In the treatment of diseases of the liver and biliary tract, chicory, along with immortelle, St. John's wort, shepherd's purse, corn stigmas and initial letters, is one of the main components of the medical collection. It is believed that chicory root has an antitumor effect. Preparations from decoction or infusion of the root are used for gout, rheumatism and bites of bees, wasps, scorpions and snakes. Chicory has incredible beneficial properties, so, with daily use of it, the skin condition and general condition of the person improves. Lotions from the infusion of the plant are used in the treatment of eczema, skin rashes, furunculosis.
Method of preparation: Pour 1 filter bag with 1 cup boiling water, insist 15 minutes, take 1 cup 3 times a day for adults with meals.
Contraindications: chicory roots have no special side effects and are not toxic. Long-term use of chicory preparations can cause increased secretion of gastric juice, as well as diuresis. The use of herbal preparations, including chicory, should not be used in the treatment of children under the age of two years. There may be personal intolerance, individual intolerance to the components of the product, pregnancy, breastfeeding.