This result suggests that most of the antimicrobial agents in Cichorium endivia subsp.
aureus was found to be the most susceptible microorganism to Cichorium endivia subsp.
The interview informants mentioned 19 plant species used for treating 23 various human diseases and ailments as follows: Skin diseases: Urtica sp., Malva parviflora, Ficus carica, Prosopis farcta, Ziziphus spina-christi and Foeniculum vulgare; Urinary system: Urtica sp., Paronychia argenta, Plantago coronopus and Polygonum equisetiforme; Digestive system: Ricinus communis, Eucalyptus camaldulensis, Ficus carica and Foeniculum vulgare; Stomach: Paronychia argenta, Cichorium endivia and Lycium schweinfurthii; Inflammation: Eucalyptus camaldulensis and Malva parviflora; Tooth: Tamarix nilotica and Plantago coronopus; Kidney stones: Urtica sp.
Malva parviflora (31%), Oxalis pes-caprae (24%), Portulaca oleracea (19%) and Cichorium endivia (6%) are eaten as leaves.
* Preparacoes cruas: alface lisa (Lactuca sativa L.), cenoura (Daucus carota L.), chicoria (Cichorium endivia
L.), couve (Brassica oleracea, var.
Zea mays, beans (Phaseolus vulgaris)]; some vegetables introduced during the last 15 years like lettuce (Cichorium endivia
, Lactuca sativa) and radish (Raphanus sativus) are also found.
Endives (Cichorium endivia
L.) are supposed to flourish only in fairly warm soil (if planted in earth that's too cool, the green will bolt instead of putting out lots of leaves) ...