LIQUORICE ROOT ORGANIC TEA
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.
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
|Country of Origin||India|
Tea infusions, Iced tea, tinctures, salves, poultices. Digestive complaints; Reduce high stress levels.
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
- 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
150g or 200 g Glass jar (makes 112g)
28g dried Ginkgo Leaf
28g Chicory Root roasted
14g dried Liquorice Root
14g dried Gotu Kola Leaf
14g dried Maca Root
Combine all ingredients in jar & mix through.
Use: 1-3 teaspoons per cup of hot water.
Let steep for 10mins, strain & drink.