This is how the roasted grain beverage is commonly addressed across the globe. This hot beverage is prepared from one or more cereal grains, being roasted and commercially processed into crystal or powder form to be reconstituted later in hot water. Popular as a caffeine-free alternative to coffee and tea, some of the common ingredients of this beverage include almond, acorn, asparagus, malted barley, beechnut, beetroot, carrot, chicory root, corn, cottonseed, dandelion root, fig, boiled-down molasses, okra seed, pea, persimmon seed, potato peel, rye, sassafras pits, sweet potato, wheat bran. Imitating the taste of coffee with a "grainy" tinge, it can be used for medical, economic and religious reasons. Available in varied flavors, colors and and aromas, these beverages experiencing an all-natural special processing are high in vitamins and minerals.