Categories Food, Groceries Tea, Herbal Licorice Root Tea
Frontier Natural Products, Cut & Sifted Licorice Root, 16 oz (453 g)
- Glycyrrhiza Glabra
- Herbal Supplement
Licorice is the root of a perennial herb native to Europe and Asia. Along with its popularity as a flavoring agent in foods and beverages, it has also been used to make coughs more productive and as a vitalizing herbal tonic.
To prepare as a tea, add 1-2 teaspoons of herb to 8 oz water in a pot. Cover and simmer for 15-30 minutes, strain and serve immediately.
Licorice root (glycyrrhiza glabra)
Safety Guideline: Not for prolonged or excessive use except under the supervision of a qualified health practitioner. Prolonged use may cause potassium depletion and sodium retention resulting in symptoms of hypertension, edema, headache and vertigo. Not for use by persons with hypertension, hypo-kalemia, edema, cirrhosis of the liver, cholestatic liver disorders, and diabetes. Not to be used while pregnant or nursing.
|Serving Size: 1 tsp (1.9 g)|
|Servings Per Container: About 239|
|Amount per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Total Carbohydrates||2 g||<1%*|
|Dietary Fiber||<1 g||2%*|
|Licorice, cut (root)||1.9 g||**|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
** Daily Value not established