Liquorice Root Tea - Organic
Liquorice Root Herbal Tea has a Organic Sweet Anise-like Quality. Holistically Works Best with Raw Lemon & Ginger For Maximum Vitalising Wellness Effects.
Organic Liquorice Root is One of the Most Widely Holistically used Herbal Teas Worldwide, and is the Single most used Herb in Natural Chinese Medicine (TCM) Today.
Alexander the Great Recommended that His Troops Carry and use Liquorice to Help with Stamina, for Long Marches and Thirst in Areas of Drought.
In the Middle Ages Organic Liquorice Root was Taken to Alleviate the Negative Effects of Highly Spicy Food or Overcooked Food. In 1914, The Chicago Liquorice Company Began to sell Black Vines, the First in a Very Long Line of Liquorice Based Modern Candies.
In a Recent Survey of Western Medical Herbalists, Liquorice Ranked as the 10th Most Important Herb used in Clinical Practice.
An Astonishing Number Chinese Herbal Formulas use Liquorice to Sweeten Teas and to "Harmonise" Contrasting Herbs.
First Documented by the Great Chinese Herbal Master Zhang Zhong Zhing, About 190 AD, But it was Certainly Used for Many Centuries Prior to This.
Dosage - Add Boiled Water to your Liquorice Root Tea and Allow to Steep for 3-5 minutes. For a More 'Medicinal' Effect, Steep for 5-15 minutes.
Precautions - Don't use Liquorice if you have High Blood Pressure. Your body Needs Potassium from Fruit and Vegetables to Compensate for the Excretion of Potassium Stimulated by Liquorice.
If you use Steroids or an Asthma Inhaler, Liquorice will Increase Both the Effectiveness of the Drug and the Severity of its Side Effects.
Long term use is not Recommended, and it is Not Recommended for use by Pregnant women. May Cause Stomach Upset if taken in large Quantities.