While it has gained popularity in recent years, chicory root has been around for many centuries. People who are trying to reduce their caffeine intake often turn to chicory root, but it is more than just a coffee replacement. A cup of hot chicory root tastes just like a fresh cup of coffee, but that’s not the only thing that should impress you. It has been known to improve digestive health, reduce inflammation, and stabilize blood sugar levels.
Learn how to forage for chicory! Chicory is a very common plant with both edible and medicinal uses. The entire plant - leaves, flowers, and roots - can all be used. Since it’s such a common plant, wildcrafting for chicory is usually pretty easy. Learn how to identify chicory, where to forage for it, and how to use chicory in the kitchen, and for herbalism and natural medicine uses. #chicory #forage #foraging #herbalism #wildcrafting #naturalmedicine #realfood #traditionalfood