At one time it was thought to make its possessor invisible, and to open locked boxes and doors if held against the locks. But for these last two purposes, chicory has to be gathered with a gold knife in perfect silence at noon or midnight on Midsummer.
- Removal of Obstacles that might crop up in your life
- It is carried for this purpose.
- carried to promote frugality.
- frequently used as a disgestive tonic