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Licorice Root (O)

Licorice Root Licorice Root available in 20 grams, 50 grams and 100 gram quantities.

Common + Folk Names: Glycyrrhiza Glabra, Glycyrrhiza lepidota (Pacific West, California). Eastern – Glycyrrhiza uralensis. Grandfather of Herbs, Great Adjunct, Great Detoxifier, Sweet Grass

Element Associations: Water
Planetary Associations: Venus, Mercury
Astrological Associations: Gemini, Virgo
Chakra Associations: Throat
Energy: Feminine/Receptive
Magical Properties: Passion, Love, Lust, Fidelity 
Healing Properties: Adaptogen, Anti-Inflammatory, Upper Respiratory issues, Ulcers
Botanical Name: Glycyrrhiza glabra

$5.50$15.00

(2 customer reviews)

2 reviews for Licorice Root (O)

  1. Remi Jugand

    I honestly can’t rate this one high enough, the sweet licorice flavour is amazingly strong, reminds me of when we used to hunt the root as children. I use it every day as a tea.

  2. Kimberli

    Thanks Remi for this great feedback!

  3. Hannah B.

    So good – makes the tinctures taste so much better!

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Licorice Root

This perennial is deeply rooted, penetrating to a depth of up to 1.2m! The root is woody brown, wrinkled and yellow inside, with a sweet taste. It has graceful branching stems with smooth leaves arranged in pairs. Its flowers of pale blue, violet or yellow form fruiting pods in spring. It comes from the “pea” family.

Source: Organic Root from India

Folklore of Licorice Root:

3000BC to the Greeks:

Early Egyptians used licorice root as a cure-all. Roots were found in King Tut’s 3,000 year old tomb, attesting to the herbs’ value in ancient Egypt.

References to the plant are found in the early written works of China, India, Babylon and Assyria. The Greek historian Herodotus was so impressed by the way licorice could sustain the Scythian Army he suggested it be used in his home country Greece.

In the 1st century AD Dioscorides wrote the first comprehensive treatise on Materia Medica and this became the standard work for over a thousand years. His section on liquorice included its use in READ MORE HERE

References:


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The information on this website is intended only as a general reference for further exploration. It is not a replacement for professional health advice. This content does not provide dosage information, format recommendations, toxicity levels, or possible interactions with prescription drugs.

This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any diseases. Please read warnings tab prior to purchase for more information. 

 

 

 

 

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20 grams, 50 grams, 100 grams

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  • you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • you have an immune system disease such as multiple sclerosis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, or another autoimmune disease.
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  • whether any of your medications could interact with this product.

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This product is sold & packaged by weight, not by volume. Settling of contents occurs over time and cannot be avoided. 

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