Herbal Information on Chicory Root in Raw Cut Form
Common Name: Chicory Root
Botanical Name: Cicorium intybus
Other Names: Succory, Wild Cherry, Wild Succory, Coffeeweed
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: 1 Pound (1 lb.)
Form: Cut and Sifted Root Raw
Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for correct dosage.
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.
Naturally Occurring Chemical Components: inulin, sesquiterpene lactones, vitamins, minerals, fat, mannitol, latex, fructans
Benefits of Chicory Root
Chickory is an herb that offers both nutritional and medicinal benefits. Both the leaves and roots can be used. The leaves can be eaten raw in salad or cooked. The root is used to flavor coffee and most often used medicinally. Chicory has been found to contain antiallergic, antihyperlipidemic, anti-inflammatory and antineoplastic properties.
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Starwest Botanicals Statement of Quality
Superior quality has always been the goal at Starwest Botanicals. To fulfill customers' expectations for high quality products, Starwest continues to upgrade its quality control facilities and processes. With our modern equipment and professional personnel, we have made a commitment to continued excellence in product quality.
Starwest is dedicated to providing the freshest and purest botanicals. We strive to offer only those herbs and spices with verified quality. All of our products emerge from the combined efforts of everyone at Starwest - from our expert purchasers, to experienced lab technicians and machine operators, to our service-oriented, knowledgeable sales staff.
Our quality begins with the knowledge and experience of our raw material suppliers from around the world. We purchase herbs and spices from domestic growers and import them from over 20 countries. Direct purchasing ensures that the integrity of our products is consistent and the finest quality available. Our buyers are botanical and herb experts who work closely with our quality control staff, before and after the products arrive, to continually monitor our raw materials. We audit all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements.
Our integrated, modern milling, blending, and packaging facilities give us total control in providing the correct particle size for cut and powdered herbs (see below for a description of plant parts and product forms). Thorough inspection and cleaning during the milling process insures that the finished product will meet our stringent specifications for quality and cleanliness. At each stage of production, our quality control staff inspects and approves each product before it is allowed to proceed to the next process.
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DetailsCurrent Stock:SKU: 209206-31Manufacturer Part Number 209206-31Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business dayWidth: 8.00 (in)Height: 12.00 (in)Depth: 2.00 (in)