Botanical Name: Cichorium intybus
Other names: Achicoria, Barbe de Capucin, Blue Sailors, Cheveux de Paysans, Chicorée, Chicorée Amère, Chicorée Sauvage, Cichorii Herba
Uses: Constipation, liver disorders, gallbladder disorders, cancer, skin inflammation, loss of appetite, and upset stomach.
Warnings/Concerns: Safe for most adults when consumed in amounts found in food and in small medicinal amounts. Handling chicory plant might cause skin irritation. It can stimulate the production of bile when consumed and can be a problem for people with gallstones.
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