Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications (i.e. symptoms) of Cichorium Intybus in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Sensation of weight at stomach and great indisposition to bodily and mental exertion.
Want of energy.
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Cichorium intybus, Linn. Nat. order, Compositae; Common name, Chicory.
Preparation, Trituration or tincture of the dried root.
Authority. Cattell, "Provings," B. J. of H., 11, 520.
Authority.2, J. W. Slater, Lancet, 1855 (2), p. 379, effect on a young man from roasting chicory.
Unable to read at night, not from an outward irritation, but, as he phrased it, from a feeling of "deadness" in the eyes,≡ more ...