Steep licorice root in boiling water and use as an herbal cough medication. Licorice is used in many cough products on the market today.
Drink licorice tea to ease indigestion and help heal ulcers. Licorice has shown effectiveness against H pylori.
Drink licorice tea to ease symptoms of menopause. Licorice is mildly estrogenic.
Make an herbal steam facial with licorice root to open the pore.
Be safe. Licorice is considered safe to use with few side effects in the correct dose. However, any herb can cause allergic reaction and interact with medications you may already be taking. Caution should also be used when dealing with young children and herbal remedies as they are much more dose sensitive due to their smaller size and standardization is difficult when dealing with fresh herbs. If buying herbal remedies for improving health in capsule form from the health food store follow the manufactures recommendations.
This article is meant to be informational and educational regarding traditional uses of herbs for medicinal purposes and not as medical advice. Always follow up with your doctor for concerns regarding your health. The FDA approves herbs as dietary supplements only.
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