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- Cichorium Intybus
- Herbal Supplement
A hardy perennial best known for its association with coffee, it produces a more 'roasted' flavor, with no caffeine. Some coffees offer blends with up to 30% chicory, which cuts down on the caffeine content.
To use as a tea, pour 1 cup boiling water over 1 tsp. of herb, cover and steep 3-5 minutes.
|Serving Size: 1 tsp (3 g)|
|Servings Per Container: 151|
|Amount per Serving||%Daily Value|
|Total Carbohydrates||1 g||<1%*|
|Chicory roasted, granules (root)||3 g||**|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
** Daily Value not established.
I love chicory - to me, it tastes better than most coffee (though I love coffee, too:) I drink coffee because I like the flavour and since I like chicory root, that makes it better than coffee - I can drink 4 or 5 cups a day and suffer no caffeine-induced ill effects. This is the roasted herb, very good quality, but be prepared to use either a fine tea strainer or some other FINE filter. Coffee filter got clogged the one time I tried it and anyway it seems like a waste of paper :) I use my french press to prepare it and I like one full teaspoon per 300-400 ml of water (too strong a flavour otherwise).
This is a good coffee substitute, but you have to remember it has a pretty strong bitter taste. So I put half of my regular amount as I did for coffee. Also, it looks like instant drink, but it doesn't dissolves completely in your cup. I grind needed portion in my coffee grinder and it works much better. At least you don't have to take out lumps, drifting in your drink, its all on the bottom. One more thing. If you want to soften bitter taste of the drink I strongly recommend to add creamer and/or sugar or healthy sweetener , like stevia.
Posted by 5410127759304831346 on Oct 30, 2016
Posted by Reviewer2234699 on Jul 05, 2016
I am on a yeast cleanse diet and can't have coffee. I've tried several teas and just don't like them. I order almost weekly from I herb. Its my go to. I found this chicory root . Just got it. Its strong so I used about one half teaspoon in my single cup Keurig. IT IS GREAT. So thankful. I've really been missing my coffee. Thanks I herb. I've sent you a lot of customers. Your products are great quality.
Posted by 5375573412606749806 on Feb 18, 2016
I used to drink coffee. With this chicory, I don't need it anymore. Long lasting and great tasting product.
Posted by 4776465639553425208 on Dec 12, 2015