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Licorice Root - Organic 50g


Licorice Root

Glycyrrhiza glabra

Origin: Egypt/Italy

Licorice/Liquorice root is found in Egypt.

Uses: Tonic, pectoral, alterative, expectorant, demulcent, emollient, diuretic, aperient, laxative, refrigerant, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antifungal, antibacterial, aid menstrual flow, oestrogenic, cathartic, stomachic, antiviral, expectorant, aphrodisiac, antibiotic and anti-oxidant.

Vitamins: A, B1, B2, B5, B6, B9, E

Minerals: Calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorous, sodium, chromium, cobalt, selenium, silicon, and zinc.

Note: It is not advised for children under 20kg, pregnant women or nursing women.

Licorice root is best taken in moderation, too much may cause headaches, fatigue and high blood pressure.

How to prepare:

Add 1 tablespoon of licorice root per cup of water and bring to the boil in a saucepan, simmer for 10 minutes, rest for 5 minutes and strain before serving.

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