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Chicory Tea - Benefits ::: Cichorium intybus L.

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Harvested organs / harvest mode:

Cichorium intybus L.

Herba (Chicorii herba) - and radix. (root), harvested during flowering (July to September).

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Chicory Tea - Benefits
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How to prepare Chicory Tea

Cichorium intybus L.

Digestive problems such as constipation: 250 ml boiling water will put 2 teaspoons of leaves and flowers of chicory, leave covered for 15 minutes, then strain and drink about 2-3 cups per day.

Chicory root decoction is prepared from 2 teaspoons chopped chicory thrown in 250 ml of hot water. This mixture is boiled for 10 minutes, strain and drink before meals.

Chicory Tea - Benefits

Cichorium intybus L.

•  Used as an adjuvant in: hepatobiliary diseases (hepatitis, jaundice, hepatic congestion, biliary dyskinesia), digestive disorders (anorexia, bloating, slow digestion), constipation, congested spleen, anemia, gout, nutrition diet of people with diabetes and to weight loss recipes.

•  Chicory tea is considered a blood purifier, given that it is rich in vitamins A, B, C, K and P.

•  Chicory root tea thickened with honey is often used as a safe laxative for children as it increases the flow of bile.

•  Infusion relieves symptoms associated with PMS and balanced hormone levels. It also discourages installing candidiasis. As opposed to coffee or black tea or green, chicory does not contain caffeine, so tea can be consumed by everyone, because it stimulates cerebral activity and concentration in especially. Because of that, it is indicated tu use during times of intense intellectual effort. "Coffee" Chicory is obtained by drying, roasting and grinding plant roots.

Chicory Tea - Contraindications

Cichorium intybus L.

- Pregnant women; lactation;
- Hyperacidity gastritis, gastric ulcer;
- Allergy to chicory.

 

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