Licorice Root Tea, Health Benefits, How to Make It, Dosage and Where to Buy

Licorice Root Tea, Health Benefits, How to Make It, Dosage and Where to Buy

Organic Licorice RootLicorice Tea (Glycyrrhiza glabra) Natural Remedy

This article is all about organic licorice tea and its health benefits, side effects, how to make it and where to buy this amazing tea. Licorice tea is the one of the best herbal teas on the market today because of its rich glycyrrhizic compound. This compound is powerful for soothing gastrointestinal stomach problems. Licorice can be found in US but mostly grows in Europe and Asia.

 

Why Drinking Licorice Tea

In ancient China, licorice tea have been used for dozens of purposes, including healing stomach ulcers Licorice Glycyrrhiza glabra Natural remedy for curing lot of digestive and nervous system prblems. and leaky gut. The name “sweet root” comes from the Greek word meaning that is sweet but in the same time very healthy. The sweet taste of licorice tea comes from the glycyrrhizin compound and is considered being 50 times sweeter than raw sugar.

I have written articles about licorice root and its health benefits and medical uses. You can read the full article here: DGL Licorice Root and Medical Benefits

 

22 Health benefits of Licorice tea:

  • Healing Ulcers- Licorice is great for healing stomach lining and increase saliva secretion
  • It can boost immune system because of its antibiotic, fighting viruses, eliminating cold and flu symptoms
  • Eliminate sore throat and bacterial infection
  • Liver protection and successful in fighting against hepatitis  cLicorice helps with PMS pain, cramps, irritation and bloating
  • Helps deal with PMS and menstrual problems like cramps, irritability, bloating and breast tenderness
  • Adrenal support by stimulating glands
  • Can help lose weight because will regulate stomach digestion and constipation
  • Helps patients to relief asthma attacks because of its antispasmodic compounds
  • Helps with problems like chest infection and bronchitis
  • Stop chest pain and wheezing sounds
  • Helps people to fight fungal infections and yeast infections
  • Licorice tea is good for vaginal thrush, endometriosis and Candida infection.
  • It can help you heal your acne, cuts, burns and skin allergies
  • It is recommended to be consumed when people are suffering from kidney and bladder problems.
  • Treat acid reflux disease, GERD, heartburn and leaky gut symptoms
  • Natural remedy for constipationLicorice root tea helps by reducing the levels of stress, depression and anxiety
  • Helps with everyday stress by increasing cortisol levels and also helps anxiety by soothing the nervous system
  • Good for people with diabetes, natural sweet taste of licorice is fantastic for reducing blood sugar
  • Prevents heart disease limiting the LDL bad cholesterol levels
  • Stimulates adrenal glands and regulate the hormones levels
  • Exceptional for mood swings and depression because they can stimulate the adrenal glands

 

Licorice Side Effects And Proper Dosage Licorice Tea safe adult dosage and prolonged side effects

Because of Licorice rich compound and high concentration of glycyrrhizin there can be many side effects sometimes called licorice toxicity. Today, many pharmaceutical companies have created licorice products that are glycyrrhizin-free. This means we can use them without suffering from the side effects, but is always advisable to speak with your doctor and read the product label before consuming it.

According to the University of Maryland Medical Center overdose of licorice that contains glycyrrhizin compound can lead to adrenal hormone problems. This will create increased blood pressure. The studies have shown that if people are taking over 20 g of licorice each day can experience high blood pressure. People with pre-existing conditions like heart disease, blood pressure and kidney problems need to have doctor consultation before start drink the tea. Anyone that wants to drink licorice tea its better every day it is advisable to product like DGL licorice supplement that have glycyrrhizin removed. Look at our  Review for best, safe licorice products.

You can read more about side effects from this website: www.umm.edu

Dosage of Licorice

The licorice dosage can vary from person to person and is very important to seek professional help from your doctor that knows your entire history. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center adults can make one cup of tea with 2 tbsp of organic licorice root. For children the dosage is different and should not be given to an infant or toddler. The dosage for older children should be proportional with child weights and should be one third of the adult dosage.

How to make itHow to make prepare Licorice tea safely

To make the tea use around two tbsp of the root per one cup of water. You can boil the water and root together and reduce the heat and simmer it for one hour. After that, use your favorite cup and strain the tea from the root. Your drink is now ready. This tea can be served cold, so its safe and you can refrigerate it with no problems.

Where to Buy Organic Licorice Root Tea

Today licorice root is a common ingredient in many tea blends, but finding a pure licorice root tea can be a difficult task. On internet, there are companies that offer a wide selection of pure organic licorice root but you can’t trust them all. Licorice tea can be a great addition to any herbal tea collection. If you wish to enjoy the taste of real licorice, then our Review section will definitely help pick the right one.

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8 Replies to “Licorice Root Tea, Health Benefits, How to Make It, Dosage and Where to Buy”

  1. Licorice Tea has plenty benefit for health. This is very great information from you. I think this tea has the same function like green tea because can help lose weight. So it is fun way to lose weight right? It is also natural sweet so we don’t have to add more sugar. Serve cold is better I think

    1. Thanks Henryan, yes this licorice tea is very good. I really like drinking both green and licorice tea as well.
      Tnx

  2. Hello and thanks for sharing, I heard of this product before and knew that it was good but did not know that it has the ability to do all of these things. This seem to be very good and can bring much comfort to those who may be in need of this. Your post is well detailed with tons of great information and your readers will be happy that they found your post

  3. Hello and thanks for sharing, I heard of this product before and knew that it was good but did not know that it has the ability to do all of these things. This seem to be very good and can bring much comfort to those who may be in need of this. Your post is well detailed with tons of great information and your readers will be happy that they found your post

  4. This article caught my attention when you mentioned that licorice can help with PMS cramps. I’ve been suffering from this for months and been trying different things like ginger tea, Chinese medicine and essential oils application but to no avail.

    I am keen to try whatever that can alleviate the symptom for good. Of course, I also want to look for good sources. Where can I buy this herb online as per your recommendation? Thanks.

  5. Indeed professionally designed site. I like it. I am curious about my wife, she has problems with the stomach. We will review the site well and then if I have further questions, I’ll write to you again. Cheers

    1. Thanks, Dragi,
      anything you need just let me know and read my posts, I will help you with my advice so your wife can get better.

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