Chicory Herb - Wild Harvest from the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains

  • $1.79

Chicory Herb,

Cichorium intybus,

Family: Asteraceae,

This is the dried whole Herb, harvested wild, right here on the Tame the Spirit Farm.

Common chicory is also known as blue daisy, blue dandelion, blue sailors, blue weed, coffeeweed, ragged sailors and wild bachelor's buttons.

Chicory is closely related to Dandelion and is used for a variety of medicinal purposes as well as being a wild edible and emergency food source. The above ground herb provides prebiotic fiber, which may assist digestion, gut health, and more. Chicory Herb also contains oligosaccharides which have been used to assist the skin's collagen which may help smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Chicory Herb can also be used in a variety of cooking techniques. The herb is usually boiled down in water to extract the constituents. The water is then used as a base or an additive providing a unique flavor to your favorite meals!

The root of the Chicory plant is widely know as Chicory Coffee, a pleasing Coffee substitute, the root is also a potent herbal remedy. Chicory Tea, Tinctures and salves are common uses for this time tested herb.

"Tame the Spirit" Bulk Herbs are always Farm Grown, Wild Harvested or organic, using NON GMO seed and no unhealthy pesticides. Our dried herbs are always unprocessed with no additives or preservatives. We keep it " Wild" so you can keep it Healthy!

Your Dried Herbs will be packaged in a sealed retail foil pouch, always guaranteed fresh or your money back! Have questions? Just ask! I love helping and sharing our experience with herbs! We take pride in filling your order as well as our relationship with you.
As shown in our pictures, you can also download a really cool, Herb Preparation Worksheet with each order!

Native to Europe, Organic Chicory is considered an invasive weed in North America with most commercial crops coming from farms in India. Chicory is a perennial growing up to four feet tall producing small, one inch, purple flowers. It can be seen blooming July through September and is commonly found along roadsides and waste areas.

As a coffee substitute Chicory Root is caffeine free and will make a very strong tasting brew. Our favorite way to use Chicory is half coffee and half Chicory, less if it is still a bit strong.

The active compounds in chicory are inulin, sesquiterpene lactones, vitamins, minerals, fat, mannitol and latex. Some of these compounds are considered anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal and contain numerous antioxidants.

Occult, Witchcraft and Magic folklore uses - Associated with various energies. Used in various herbal magic spells including Hoodoo, Voodoo, Wicca and Witchcraft. Used in love mixtures, mojo bags, amulets, jars and charms. A commonly used organic herb for rituals, ceremonies and magick spells among alternative religious practices.

The information we share on this website is based on research from books, the internet, research papers, and personal experience with native plants. The information contained in this website should not be considered medical advice. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. For diagnosis or treatment consult your physician.

As with any food, allergic reactions can also occur with organic herbs. If you are pregnant or breast feeding do not use this herb. Speak with a medical professional if you have any concerns or adverse reactions.