Licorice root has an impressive list of well documented uses and is probably one of the most over-looked of all herbal remedies.
Licorice root is a good and tasty plant for the treatment of irritation states of respiratory tracts and intestinal. Licorice root is an antibacterial and antiviral plant, so it is great for relieving various bacterial inflammatory conditions. Licorice root treats and soothes the mucous membranes of the intestine and abdomen. Therefore, it can be used as an aid to abdominal irritation such as diarrhea or for the treatment of irritable mucous membranes in the abdomen.
Licorice root removes mucus from the respiratory tract and suppresses cough. It can be used to treat various respiratory problems.
The licorice root has anti-inflammatory properties - some of its constituents are metabolized into molecules with the same type of action as cortisone. Licorice supplies valuable antioxidant compounds that help maintain and support the overall health of the liver. Stimulates liver function, especially in combination with milk thistle seeds.
Can also be used for joint problems - suitable together with ginger and nettle.
Licorice has anti-allergenic effect which is very useful for treating hay fever, allergic rhinitis, conjunctivitis and bronchial asthma.
Possibly by its action on the adrenal glands, licorice has the ability to improve resistance to stress.
Licorice includes e.g. glycyrrhizic acid, biotin, folic acid, and group B vitamins.
By enhancing cortisol activity, glycyrrhizin helps to increase energy, and ease stress.
Dosage: 1 - 2 tbsp 1 - 2 times a day (4-10g)
1 tbsp = 4 g.
100% licorice root, no preservatives or additives.