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  • Licorice, also called sweet root, is a member of the pea family that is native to Asia and southern Europe. The root of the plant contains glycyrrhizin, a compound that is up to 50 times sweeter than table sugar.


    Serves as: Circulatory tonic, Anti-Inflammatory, Anti- asthmatic, Anti-allergenic, Antispasmodic.


    Commonly prescribed for conditions including: Failing Memory, High blood pressure and arteriosclerosis.


    Use in Teas: Make strong hot water infusions to produce syrups, tonics and teas. Licorice root is also used to flavor homemade soda and beer.


    Self- help uses: Licorice is a powerful anti-inflammatory that can help to sooth arthritis. It also works to help the stomach make more mucus for its lining. This reduces problems with upset stomach, ulcers, and acid indigestion. As you'll see, licorice can be a valuable herbal medication for your overall good health. also use as a lazxative


    WARNING: I am NOT a licensed health care professional. To avoid any harmful reactions, please do your own research & consult your health care physician before use of  any herbs, especially if you are already perscribed to other forms of medication. 

    Do not use long-term or take in high dosages due to the risk of potassium depletion. If you have a known heart condition or high blood pressure, check with your doctor before using this herb.


    Store in an airtight container in a cool, dark place.

    Licorice Root {Glycyrrhiza glabra}

    4 Ounces
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