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Cichorium intybus



  • Botanical Name : Cichorium intybus
  • Origin : India
  • Other Names : Blue daisy, Blue dandelion, Succory
  • Product Certification : Organic
  • Uses : Tea and Cosmetic
  • Particle size : 80 Mesh
  • Other Available Form/Sizes : Cubes, C/S and TBC

Product Description

  • Chicory is a plant. Its roots and dried, above-ground parts are used to make medicine. Chicory roots are a rich source of a water-soluble fiber called inulin. Chicory inulin is not digestible and can be used to replace dietary fat or sugar in some processed and functional foods. Using inulin instead of sugar or fat can result in a lower-calorie food.
  • Benefits:
    • The inulin in chicory works as a powerful prebiotic. It may improves gut function by promoting the health of the gut bacteria. It also is well tolerated by individuals with gastrointestinal symptoms.
    • Studies have shown that chicory root extract can increase the levels of adiponectin, a protein that regulates blood glucose levels.
    • This could be attributed to the inulin in chicory root. Studies show that inulin can aid weight loss, especially in individuals with prediabetes.
    • Chicory extract may protect the liver from oxidative damage.


  • Suggested Application:
    • Chicory used as a supplement for better health benefits.
    • Chicory is widely used as important ingredient in cosmetic products.
    • Chicory can be add to blends for enhancing taste and possesses various health benefits.
    • Chicory has wide application in Ayurvedic, pharma and food industries.