- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Cichorium intybus
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Cichorium intybus in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Cichorium intybus
Cichorium intybus in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Juju
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Chicory Herb
Specific Name : Herba cichorii
Collection : The drug is collected in autumn, remove from foreign matter and dried in the sun.
Description : Herb of Cichorium glandulosum: wholly covered with hard hairs. Stems cylindrical, slightly curved, externally greyish green or purplish with longitudinal ridges, fracture yellowish-white, hollowed. Leaves frequently broken, greyish green, leaves at the middle part of the stems pinately cleft when whole. Capitulum 5 - 13, arranged in short racene. Involucre tubular, 5 - 6mm in diameter, bracts 2 layers, the outer layer slightly shorter or similar in length with glandular hairs. Ligulate florets blue. Achenes obovate, ridged, truncate at the apex, covered with scaly airgrets, 1 - 2mm long, yellowsig h brown or brown. Odour slight, taste salty slightly bitter.
Processing : Eliminate foreign matter and cut into sections.
Action : To remove heat from the liver, to stimulate the discharge of bile, to promote digestion and increase appetite, and to cause diuresis.
Dosage : 9 to 18 g.
Storage : Preserve in a cool and dry place.
Synonymns for Cichorium intybus
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