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LIQUORICE ROOT ORGANIC TEA

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Over 5000 Chinese herbal formulas use licorice root to sweeten teas and ‘harmonize’ contrasting herbs. Liquorice root is one of the most widely used herbs today. It has estrogenic properties that work to normalise internal hormone levels. The demulcent properties work to heal the lining of the stomach & digestive tract. 

Benefits:

Anti-inflammatory, soothes irritation in the lungs, anti-allergenic, anti-arthritic and antipyretic. Lowers high cortisol levels due to stress. It is also a diuretic and a mild expectorant. 

Botanical Name Glycyrrhiza glabra
Organic Status Certified Organic
Root
Country of Origin India
Plant Part  Root

 

Recommended use:

Tea infusions, Iced tea, tinctures, salves, poultices. Digestive complaints; Reduce high stress levels.

Care Instructions:

Liquorice Root can be too stimulating for people suffering adrenal fatigue, high blood pressure, high water retention.

Information on the traditional uses and properties of herbs are provided on this site is for educational use only, and is not intended as medical advice. If you have any serious health concerns, you should always check with your health care practitioner before self-administering herbs.

Easy Recipe 1:

Liquorice Mint Iced Tea

Serves 4

  • 1 cinnamon stick

In a large pot bring 6 cups of water to a boil over high heat. Stir in the liquorice and cinnamon; lower to a simmer, partially cover the pot, and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in peppermint, cover, and steep for 10 minutes.

Strain tea, pressing on herbs to extract all liquid. Stir in honey until dissolved and let cool completely, about 1 hour. Fill four tall glasses with ice. Pour tea over ice and garnish each glass with a mint sprig, if desired. Serve immediately.

Easy Recipe 2:

Morning Pick-Me-Up Tea to replace coffee

Equipment:

150g or 200 g Glass jar (makes 112g)

Ingredients:

28g dried Ginkgo Leaf

28g Chicory Root roasted

14g dried Liquorice Root

14g dried Gotu Kola Leaf

14g dried Maca Root

Method:

Combine all ingredients in jar & mix through.

Use: 1-3 teaspoons per cup of hot water.

Let steep for 10mins, strain & drink.