HISTORY OF USE IN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE. Many love liquorice for it’s sweet flavour, however it has a long history of traditional use. The early Egyptians used liquorice root in tea as a cure-all concoction. It was later imported to China where it became an important ingredient in Chinese traditional medicine.
IMMUNE AND DIGESTIVE BENEFITS. Recent literature such as that from expert Stephen Buhner in his book Herbal Antibiotics suggests that liquorice is also a fantastic natural immune booster. In addition, liquorice helps to reduce stomach discomfort and soothe the throat.
HIGH STRENGTH 22% GLYCYRRHIZIN. Glycyrrhizin or glycyrrhizic acid is what gives liquorice its sweet taste and also its beneficial properties and is currently the focus of clinical research into the benefits of liquorice.
NATURAL SWEETENER. Due to its delicious flavour, liquorice can be used in the place of sugar to sweeten meals and drinks.
Liquorice root should not be consumed in large quantities in a short space of time or used long-term without being cycled.
If you have a history of cardiovascular issues or high blood pressure, you should avoid consuming liquorice root.
Liquorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) 22% Glycyrrhizin.
As a food supplement for adults. Take 375mg to 1500mg per day, 1/4 teaspoon equals 375mg, 1 whole teaspoon equals 1500mg, or take 1-4 capsules spread out during the day. Do not exceed the stated recommended daily dose. Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet.
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