Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Chicory
Botanical Name   Cichorium intybus
System Affected   digestion, kidney, bladder, liver, lungs
Properties   very good for digestion, kidney, bladder, liver (can detoxify acetaminophen liver poisoning) diuretic, laxative lungs slows rapid heartbeat, mild heart-stimulating effect (like digitalis but safe)
Description   roots of wildflower
Origin    
Notes   also caled: False Boneset
Toxicity   none
Dosage   ground roots can be mixed with coffee

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