100% NATURAL - No Additives, No Artificial Flavors, Caffeine-free. No known pesticides were used to grow this product. This product is free of any additives or preservatives. No solvents were used to produce this product, nor excipients - CERTIFIED Kosher by Earth Kosher.
COMMON USES: CAFFEINE FREE - The roasted root granules are used as an alternative to coffee - Add to tea blends or brew grounds as a coffee substitute. The roasted root is also used as an additive in stout beers and various specialty coffees in India, Africa and Asia. COSMETIC - A strong brew can be used to tea stain fabrics or to help mask gray in dark shades of hair.
TEXTURE & ACTIVE COMPOUNDS: Dark brown color with an earthy, robust aroma. ACTIVE COMPOUNDS: Sugar, 58% inulin and an unnamed bitter element, vitamins, minerals. PLANT PART USED rhizome - rootstock and flowering herb.
Size : 2 Bag (32 oz total)
Chicory root contains oligofructose and inulin, two forms of soluble fiber that serve as a prebiotics to encourage the colonization of friendly bacteria in the gut. Chicory contains a high concentration of inulin. The herb is also a source of vitamin C. Chicory, also known as ragged sailors, blue dandelion and horseweed is a wayside herb and forage crop with vibrant blue flowers. A hardy perennial best known for its association with coffee, Chicory produces a more 'roasted' flavor, with no caffeine. Interesting note: Some coffees offer blends with up to 30% chicory, which cuts down on the caffeine content!