Licorice Root has a reputation for helping the entire body maintain balance. It supports the glandular system, specifically the adrenal glands. It may also help the liver.
Anti-spasmodic, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory. It helps to destroy viruses and to stimulate and clear the lymphatic system.
- Provides nutritional support for the glandular system.
- Supports the adrenal glands.
- Provides lymphatic energy.
- Supports the liver and proper sugar balance.
How It Works:
We know this herb for its wide use as a candy flavoring, but its value goes far beyond that. The dietary use of licorice goes back several thousand years. Traditional herbalists use licorice root as a general tonic and for glandular support. It also supports the liver.
Most Chinese herb combinations use licorice to balance the other herbs and to promote vitality. It has a reputation for helping the entire body maintain balance (particularly helpful to women who menstruate) and for promoting well-being. Licorice contains triterpenoid saponins, flavonoids, isoflavonoids and other beneficial constituents.
Take 2 capsules with a meal three times daily. ATC concentrate:Take 1 capsule with a meal twice daily. Liquid:Take 20–25 drops (1 ml) with water three times daily. One ml is equal to 2 capsules of licorice root.
LICORICE ROOT [420-6]
Licorice root is a very sweet herb that is used frequently in Chinese combinations.
Its anti-spasmodic, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory actions make for
excellent throat lozenges and ulcer remedies.
It helps to destroy viruses and to stimulate and clear the lymphatic system.
Licorice feeds and activates the adrenal glands for a higher, more even
level of energy.
It has hormone-building effects. It is used by hypoglycemics to improve
blood sugar regulation.
The Chinese use licorice in combinations to "normalize, balance, harmonize"
the body from negative to a positive, healthy state.
Licorice can gradually increase sodium retention so long-term users of licorice
should add a potassium supplement and reduce salt use.
Diabetics should avoid licorice root which is very