Chicory (Cichorium L.) is a native plant in the Mediterranean region which belongs to the dandelion family. It is distinguished by a thin, branched stem with scanty foliage and numerous blue flowers. It is also known as a blue daisy, blue dandelion, blue sailors, blueweed, bunk, coffee weed.
Chicory may be cultivated for its leaves, usually eaten raw as salad leaves. To this day, in Germany, Chicory is a traditional delicacy, it is used in the production of powder, paste, sweets, and drinks. The root has been cultivated in Europe as a coffee substitute, which flavour is rather nutty or woody.
How To Use Chicory Root Health Embassy
1-3 tsp of Chicory Root pour with 1 cup (200 ml) of boiling water. Let stand covered for 10-15 minutes, then strain. Drink half a glass 2-3 times a day.
Externally, it can be also used as a skin wash.
2-3 tsp of Chicory Root pour with 300 ml of lukewarm water. Heat and cook covered for 3-5 minutes. Set aside to infuse for 15 minutes, then strain. Drink three times a day in a dose of half a glass 60 minutes before eating.
Take 1 tsp of ground Chicory Root with 1 tsp of ground coffee and simply mix in cup with 200 ml of hot water. You can add some milk, cream or stevia powder if needed.
This product description is for informational purposes only.
It does not replace the consultation with a doctor and cannot be used as a medication or be a part of therapy. All decisions on this matter should be consulted with your doctor.