Botanical Name: Cichorium intybus
Plant Part Used: Root
Processing Method: Drying, Grinding
Chicory is a perennial herbaceous plant that belongs to the family Asteraceae. This plant is native to Europe, West, and Central Asia, northernmost Africa. Inulin is the major active component present in this root. Chlorogenic acid, Caffeic acid, m-Coumaric acid, p-Coumaric, lactucin, lactucopicrinacid, tannins, anthocyanins, flavonols, flavanone, and flavan-3-ols, alkaloids, vitamins, minerals, and volatile oils are the bioactive components present in the chicory root. The intake of chicory root is very nutritious because it is rich in dietary fibers, protein, minerals, beta carotenoids, and vitamin B6. It is a good source of lipophilic and hydrophilic antioxidants such as phenol, flavonoid, tocopherol, tocotrienol, and carotenoids that protects our body from harmful free radicles. An important property of this root is that it acts as a prebiotic that helps in the growth of our gut bacteria. Intake of chicory root is good for gut, kidney, liver, and hair health.
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|Mesh size||Passes through #80 mesh||USP<786>|
|Loss on drying||NMT 5.0% w/w||USP<731>|
|Total ash||NMT 5.0% w/w||USP<561>|
|Total Heavy Metals||NMT 10 ppm||USP<231>|
|Lead||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Arsenic||NMT 1 ppm||USP<232>|
|Mercury||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Cadmium||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Total Plate Count||NMT 100,000 cfu/g||USP<61>|
|Yeast & Mold||NMT 1000 cfu/g||USP<61>|