Frontier Natural Products, Granulated Chicory Root, Roasted, 16 oz (453 g)
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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 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
Posted by Reviewer1562407 on Mar 20, 2015
I hate the taste of this even mixed with coffee, but it is good for you so I will drink it.
Posted by 5563297721906774603 on Mar 13, 2015
I am on my diet now.The hardest thing was to give up my coffee.Coffy taste great but is distroying adrenal system,makes hormone disbalance,and so following health problems:insomnia,bad immune system and quick changing of mood.Common said ther is nothing good in coffee,it is distroing your health.But chicory tastes almost like a coffee but is ashly good for your health,it is strenghtening immune system.So it is great for the diet.I am so gratuful to iherb for chicory that made me so easy to replace coffee.
A good quality product, more convenient for those without a grinder or coffee maker.
Posted by Reviewer1582777 on Jan 04, 2015
I bought this for someone without a coffee maker, as it's easier to add to coffee in this form. I have aso used the organic chicory root. Excellent products both.