Chicory is a herb with a lot of health benefits. Chicory root contains a special class of carbohydrates known as fructans, a group containing inulin and oligofructoses. Chicory root is commonly known as a coffee substitute or as an additive for coffee. It can also be used for treating conditions like loss of appetite, stomach upset, constipation, rapid heartbeat and many more.
Rue herb contains volatile oils, alkaloids, flavomoids, lignans and hydroxycoumarins. The herb can boast a variety of medicinal properties including antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antifungal and emmenagogue activities.