Chicory

Cichorium intybus

Extract:

Herbal

Properties:

Its main properties are its effect tonic, laxative and diuretic so it is highly recommended for intestinal affections.

Benefits:

The roasted root contains a large number of ingredients that are used as a flavoring, is a coffee substitute in vitro anti-inflammatory, increase bile secretion, stimulate the secretion of gastric juices and increase appetite. The esculetin cumarian used as a skin protector for absorbing ultra violet light.

Applications:

It can be used in sunscreens because it reduces damage due to UV content of trace elements, food supplements for weight loss and increasing intestinal function besides creams for skin softening their minerals which stimulate the synthesis of proteins and DNA.

Industries:

- Cosmetic- Nutraceutical

Description:

The extract is obtained from the roots and fresh leaves mainly the components responsible for the properties of the plant are bitter principles, tannins, inulin, lactones, coumarins, esculetin and scopoletin.


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