Cichorium intybus L.

Cichorium intybus L.

Annual

  • Batha
  • Desert
  • Phrygana
  • Shrub-steppes
  • Compositae
  • Chicory
  • עֹלֶשׁ תַּרְבּוּתִי
  • olesh tarbuti
  • علت
  • هندباء
  • hindiba'
  • xilt
Medicinal uses

Complaints treated by Cichorium intybus L.

System/State Complaint / Use Actions Preparation and Administration Parts Used Source
Dermatology Pruritis Anti-pruritic

Make extract of root in a'raq + khaqshir (Sisymbrium Sp.), +shirkhesht (sugary secretion of Cotoneaster) +folus (Cassia fistula) & apply to affected skin

Make extract of root in a'raq + khaqshir (Sisymbrium Sp.), +shirkhesht (sugary secretion of Cotoneaster) +folus (Cassia fistula) & apply to affected skin

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Dermatology Rash/ small skin lesions Vulnerary

Cook root + taujadazi (Solanum nigrum, fruit & whole plant ) + Descurainia sophie & drink
(SEE CAUTIONS)

Cook root + taujadazi (Solanum nigrum, fruit & whole plant ) + Descurainia sophie & drink
(SEE CAUTIONS)

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Gastrointestinal Jaundice Hepatic

Use root; (Preperation unclear but may involve a fish dish )

Use root; (Preperation unclear but may involve a fish dish )

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General Fever Anti-pyretic

1. Use Root (Preparation/ Admin. not specified)

1. Use Root (Preparation/ Admin. not specified)

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Infections Malaria & high fever Ant-infective, Anti-pyretic

(A) Cook Cichorium intybus root in water + taujadazi (Solanum nigrum),+ binafsha (Viola), +nilofar (Nymphea).

(B) Cook folus (Cassia fistula) and taranjamin (Alhagi) in almond oil.
Drink preparation (A)for 3 days, morning & evening. If no improvement, drink preparation (B) once. Next day prepare (B) without folus & drink. If still fever on 6th day drink (B) with folus.

(A) Cook Cichorium intybus root in water + taujadazi (Solanum nigrum),+ binafsha (Viola), +nilofar (Nymphea).

(B) Cook folus (Cassia fistula) and taranjamin (Alhagi) in almond oil.
Drink preparation (A)for 3 days, morning & evening. If no improvement, drink preparation (B) once. Next day prepare (B) without folus & drink. If still fever on 6th day drink (B) with folus.

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Infections Measles (khasba) Ant-infective

Use Root (see Solanum nigrum preperation for measles)

Use Root (see Solanum nigrum preperation for measles)

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Infections Typhoid fever Ant-infective

Boil flowers & drink

Boil flowers & drink

Flower
Musculoskeletal/ Joints Rheumatic pain Analgesic, Anti-arthritic, Anti-inflammatory

Decoct root & drink conc. extract x1 cup for 3 days

Decoct root & drink conc. extract x1 cup for 3 days

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