Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Cichorium Intybus may help, unprocessed Cichorium Intybus may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or 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.
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,