Chicory Root

  • $1.59


Chicory Root,

Cichorium intybus,

Family: Asteraceae,

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.

Packaged in sealed retail foil pouch, always guaranteed fresh or your money back! We will also include a really cool, custom made, laminated index card that references your herb. It is yours FREE and a great way to reference your herbs.

 

 Native to Europe, 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.

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 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.