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Licorice root, powder – Dried Herb (bulk) (Glycyrrhiza glabra)


SKU: 12220

Licorice root (Glycyrrhiza glabra)

Also known as the sweet root, a universal herb that has a long history for strength and long life in Chinese medicine. Dioscides, when travelling with Alexander the Great, recommended that his troops carry and use Licorice for stamina and long marches, and for thirst in countries suffering from drought.

Description: Licorice has a history for soothing coughs, colds and sore throats. It can be used as a demulcent and expectorant. licorice root has also been commonly used for inflammation and mild constipation, as an aid for stress and as a liver tonic.

How to use: Can be used up to 3 times per day before meals. Use 1/2 teaspoon to 1 tsp. per cup of water. Simmer for 15 to 20 mins. Then strain and drink. Combine Licorice with Mullein leaf or Coltsfoot for the lungs, mixed with Licorice, Rhodiola or Ashwagandha for adrenal support or with Slippery Elm or Marshmallow for digestive support.

Cautions: If over-consumed may result in high blood pressure. Contra-indicated in pregnancy and in the presence of digitalis.


This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to treat or cure any disease or illness. Please contact your Health Care Provider for any information you may need on your current health status.


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