Inulin is a prebiotic fiber that comes from the Chicory root. It is widely studied and used for a variety of health purposes. Chicory root has a long history of providing support to the liver. Ancient Romans used the herb to help cleanse the blood. Egyptians were known to consume chicory root in large amounts to help purify the liver and the blood. It’s popular today as a caffeine-free replacement for coffee. It can be used as a fat replacer in foods, and help promote healthy digestion. It has been found to decrease hemoglobin A1c which suggests chicory root extract could delay or prevent the early onset of diabetes mellitus.