A plant that purifies the liver and balances blood sugar
Chicory (also known as chicory, wild lettuce, horse grass …) is a wild plant that usually grows along the edges of roads and fields, and in many countries and cultivated because of its roots gets a substitute for coffee.
CHICORY is valued as a medicinal herb and as wild vegetables, which are especially recommended for diabetics because it contains inulin, prebiotic fiber that balances the blood sugar level.
CHICORY is rich in iron and various bitter substances that stimulate the liver, bile and spleen.
Due to the high potassium, content drinker has a diuretic effect. Therefore, the tea from chicory has been known as an effective means of cleansing the blood. For preparation you need 1-2 teaspoons of dried herb (stem, leaves and flowers) overlaid with 2 dl of boiling water. Let it rest covered for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, then strain.
In natural medicine is applied and the juice of fresh leaves and chicory root. For example, it can relieve skin inflammation and rash so that few times a day is dripped on the affected skin and dripped juice should be allowed to dry. Fresh juice of chicory is also used to stimulate hair growth.
Wraps of chicory juice are recommended for headaches and for tired eyes. Packs of fresh leaves of chicory relieve the skin inflammation and ulcers.