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Cichorium intybus

  • History

    Wild chicory or bitter chicory has been renowned for its medicinal properties since ancient times. It has been mentioned by writers, doctors and patricians of the past such as Pliny the Elder, Dioscorides and Galien.

  • Location

    Chicory comes from Belgium

  • Melvita's Commitment

    Sensory analyses have been conducted on inulin naturally found in the plant and have shown that the use of this plant sugar hydrates the hair fiber and makes hair easier to style. It coats the hair and leaves it softer, more supple, more malleable and shiny.