Cichorium pumilum Jacq.
Synonyms: Cichorium ambiguum Schult., Cichorium dichotomum Link, Cichorium divaricatum Schousb., Cichorium endivia subsp. divaricatum (Schousb.) P.D.Sell, Cichorium endivia subsp. divaricatum (Schousb.) Ball, Cichorium endivia subsp. pumilum (Jacq.) Cout., Cichorium glandulosum Boiss. & A.Huet, Cichorium intybus var. callosum (Pomel) Batt., Cichorium intybus subsp. divaricatum (Schousb.) Bonnier & Layens, Cichorium intybus subsp. pumilum (Jacq.) Ball, Cichorium minimum Port., Cichorium nanum Port. ex Nyman, Cichorium noeanum Boiss., Cichorium polystachyum Pomel, Cichorium pumilum var. polystachyum (Pomel) Batt., Cichorium pumilum f. pumilum, Cichorium pumilum var. pumilum.
- Chinese: 腺毛菊苣
- Finnish: Kääpiöendiivi
- French: Endive sauvage
Laeves used in Rheumatism, bacterial and fungal infections. Foliage decoction Bacterial infection and rheumatism. Cichorium pumilum is a well-known food and traditional remedy. The plant as a whole contains several guaianolide sesquiterpene lactones. Similar compounds in other plants such as feverfew are known to have anti-inﬂammatory activity. Cichorium pumilum is known in European herbal medicine as helpful in cleaning the body and supporting the liver. It also stimulates the eliminative processes vis-a-vis both the intestine and the kidneys. Arabic traditional healers regard Cichorium pumilum as part of a combined treatment of metabolic problems, as well as a medicine to cleanse the body and treat colds and ﬂu. [Greco-Arab and Islamic Herbal Medicine Traditional System, Ethics, Safety, Efficacy, and Regulatory Issues]
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