Chicory, also known as ragged sailors, blue dandelion and horseweed is a wayside herb and forage crop with vibrant blue flowers. Along with making a unique tea, the roasted root is used as an additive in stout beers and various specialty coffees in India, Africa and Asia. In the U.S., the roasted root is used as an alternative to coffee.
Flavor Profile: Woody, roasted notes
Caffeine: 0 mg/8oz cup
Health Benefits*: Chicory root is a good source of inulin, a type of prebiotic fiber that has been linked to increased weight loss and improved gut health. It also contains some manganese and vitamin B6, two nutrients tied to brain health,
Ingredients: Roasted chicory root
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA; please consult with your health professional.