Chicory – a healthy substitute for coffee

Chicory is best known as a beverage, more precisely as a coffee substitute. As early as the 19th century, the French began to grow and drink it as an addition to coffee or on their own. Thanks to its coffee-like taste and low price, the beverage of this plant became extremely popular and spread aroundContinue reading “Chicory – a healthy substitute for coffee”

Chicory (Cichorium intybus) : A powerful plant that strengthens immunity and relieves stress

This Mediterranean plant is rich in minerals, such as zinc, magnesium, manganese, calcium, potassium, as well as vitamins A, B6, C, E, K, and has been known for centuries for its beneficial effects on health. It is usually added to salads, its leaves can be prepared in the same way as spinach, while the rootContinue reading “Chicory (Cichorium intybus) : A powerful plant that strengthens immunity and relieves stress”