Organic Licorice Root Tea (250g)
Licorice tea is made using the root of the licorice plant, which is actually a legume native to Southern parts of Europe and India. It has an aniseed sweetness that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth as well as providing you with a whole range of health benefits.
Health benefits of Licorice
Licorice is known for its anti-viral, anti-inflammatory and anti-ulcer properties and despite it being 30-50 times sweeter than sugar, it is a proven anti-diabetic. It is not sugar, but the compound glycorrhizin that provides the sweet flavour and also is responsible for the health properties of licorice. This richly flavoured tea can also give you anti-inflammatory and immune modulating effects and can also act as a laxative. Another powerful property of licorice is its soothing qualities. Drink the tea to health soothe a sore throat, to calm the mind and to help gently bring up mucous where there is a cough. It has been used for a long time in chinese medicine as a rejuvenating drink and is a popular remedy today in current herbal medicine.
How to use licorice
This delicious tea goes well in combination with our organic peppermint, and fennel, or for a calming tea try Licorice, peppermint and schisandra berries. Licorice can also be used in cooking to flavour desserts and icecream.
Country of Origin
Product of Spain
Licorice root is a potent anti-stress, adrenal tonic as well as being anti-viral, anti-inflammatory and a mild laxative. Licorice root tea will soothe a sore throat as well as an inflamed stomach. Used to treat respiratory infections, dry cough and other lung ailments.
Organic licorice root
Naturally caffeine free.
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