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.
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.
Naturally caffeine free.
Organic licorice root
Country of Origin
Product of Spain
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