Common Names: Chicory root , Succory, Blue Sailors
Botanical Name: Cichorium intybus
Regular ingestion of chicory rids your system of excess water and uric acid buildup without depleting potassium and other minerals which helps rheumatism and gout. It helps to support the heart and the liver. Chicory is also a good source of the prebiotic, inulin, which is important to a healthy immune system and it is anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial.