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It is popularly known as "syrup of wild cherries" in European countries. It is a very popular herb in Unani system of medicine and in Arabic it is known by the name of-Hindba. In olden times, Kasni was relished by Egyptians as part of their regular diet because it supports healthy circulatory system and maintains the Liver.

Botanical Name: Cichorium Intybus

Family: Compositae

Commonly Known As: Kasni

In Sanskrit It Is Known As: Kasani

English Names: Endive, Chicory

Occurrence and Physical Charecteristics of Chicory

It is an herb widely grown in INDIA but it is very popular in many other European countries also.

It is a perennial, erect bush growing up to a height of 1-3 ft. It is widely cultivated for serving as animal feed.

Flowers: It can be easily recognized by its beautiful bluish-purple colored flowers. The flowers open only in daylight, opening at around 6'o clock and closing before the sun sets every day.

Leaves: The leaves are rounded or spherical and have a bitter taste

Fruits: Angular and light colored.

Roots: The roots are fleshy and have a brownish color from outside but whitish on the inside and resemble a cow's tail.

Guna (Specific Quality): Laghu (Light), Ruksha (Dry)

Rasa (Taste): Tikta (Bitter)

Vipaka (After Taste): Katu (Pungent)

Virya (Potency): Ushna (Hot)

Effect on Tridosha: Vitiates kapha and pitta doshas

Hence, it can be used in all the diseases that may occur a result of Kapha and Pitta imbalance.

Parts Used: Leaves, roots, seeds, whole plant.


Juice or decoction-10-20 ml.

Root powder-3-6 gm.

Seed powder-3-6 gm.

Chemical Constituents

Cichorin, Intybin, Lactucin

Ash contains high levels of potash and other minerals.

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Planet Ayurveda's Liver Detox Capsules

Liver is the main organ in the body that is meant for flushing out all kinds of harmful products that may otherwise accumulate in the body as a byproduct of metabolism leading to bad consequences. When liver function is impaired this action of the liver is affected and it becomes necessary to supplement diet with foods and natural supplements that can maintain Liver and support it.

These are 100 % natural made from pure vegetarian capsule shells which are free from gelatin.


  • Katuki (Picorrhiza kurro)
  • Punarnava (Boerrhavia diffusa)
  • Kalmegha (Andrographis paniculata)
  • Makoy (Solanum nigrum)
  • Kasni (Cichorium intybus)
  • Biranjasipha (Achillea millefolium)
  • Jhavuka (Tamarix gallica)
  • Himsra (Capparis spinosa)
  • Haritaki (Terminalia chebula)

It is an ideal health supplements for maintaining a healthy Liver.

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