Kasni / Hindbaa
Blue sailors, Chicory, coffee weed, Common chicory, succory and wild endive
Temperament of the Drug
Leaf is Cold and moist. Root is Warm (mild) and Dry (moderate) and Seed is Dry (mild) and Cold (mild).
Scientific Name/ Botanical Name
Cichorium intybus Linn.
Leaves, Seeds and Root
Actions/ Therapeutic Uses
It is Sedative, Anti-diabetic and Hepatoprotective, Cholagogue, Deobstruent, Febrifuge, Laxative and Resolvent. Root is Aperient, Bitter, Cholagogue, Deobstruent, Diuretic, Emmenagogue, Febrifuge, Resolvent. Root is used in Fever, Renal Calculi, Gastritis, Dyspepsia and Dropsy. Seed is Appetizer, Carminative, Demulcent and Tonic. Seeds are used in Obstructive Jaundice, Hepatitis, Renal Calculi and Chronic Fever. Juice of the leaves is indicated in Metritis, Salpingitis and Cervicitis. Leaves are used in Dropsy, Gout, Rheumatism, Warts, Headache, Ophthalmia, Arthritis, Stomach Inflammation and Irritation etc.
Ikseer-e- Jigar, Ma-ul- Hayat, Majoon Dabeed-ul-Ward, Sharbat Bazoori Baarid, Sharbat Bazoori Mo’atadil and Sharbat-e- Dinar
Seed- 3-5 gms