An astonishing number of Chinese herbal formulas (over 5000) use liquorice root to sweeten teas and ‘harmonize’ contrasting herbs. Licorice root is one of the most widely used herbs today. Native to southeast Europe and southwest Asia.
1/2 – 1 tsp per cup. Simmer 10 minutes. Drink 3 times daily, or simply chew on a piece.
Specifications for Liquorice Root
|Botanical Name||Glycyrrhiza glabra|
|Other Names||Chinese licorice, Sweet root|
|Organic Status||Australian Certified Organic before repackaging|
|Country of Origin||India|
|Packaging||Home compostable, reusable zip lock pouch|
|Precautions||Avoid if you have high blood pressure, low potassium levels, oedema, congestive heart failure, cholestatic or cirrhotic liver disease or kidney failure. Do not combine with diuretics, laxatives or digoxin.|
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