Genuine BIO licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra), licorice root natural, fine cut.
Liquiritiae Rad. natural conc., Glycyrrhiza glabra L.
Beneficial for the respiratory tract and the stomach, sweet with a slight aniseed note.
Licorice roots were already used by our mothers and grandmothers to clear the respiratory tract of mucus and to soothe the stomach. Today, it is recognized that they inhibit inflammation.
A few generations before sugar became a cheap mass product, licorice was precious and expensive, only the rich could afford it. Therefore, young men used it to woo their brides, showing them that they could provide and feed them. From this time comes the term "grate licorice" for compliments to win a woman.
Glycyrrhizin is 50 times sweeter than sugar
Pour boiling water over 1-2 teaspoons of root cut per cup, steep for 10 minutes for healing sweet tea with a slight anise note.
- Triterpene saponin glycyrrhizin
- Flavonoids (liquiritin)
- Stilbenoids and triterpenes
- Glycirrhizic acid
Nutritional values of licorice per 100 g
Protein 7.8 g
Fat 10 g
Carbohydrates 58 g
Dietary fiber 6.7 g
Country of origin: Uzbekistan
Caution. Please note!
Do not take in case of diabetes, estrogen-sensitive diseases, high blood pressure, cardiovascular diseases, potassium deficiency, liver or kidney diseases or discuss it beforehand with the medical person you trust.
Also be careful when taking medications at the same time (antihypertensives, cortisone, laxatives). There could be interactions with licorice.
It is essential to seek medical advice beforehand!