This herbal has a sweet aroma. The taste is at first sweet followed by a mild licorice flavor which lingers on your palate. The sweetness in Licorice Root is due to the fact it contains up to 14% naturally occurring sugars. Licorice Root has been used in Chinese medicine for centuries. There are also documented uses of it from Ancient Greece and Rome. Licorice Root has many suggested benefits, not all of which can be listed here. Perhaps the most well known are to treat upset stomach, heartburn, indigestion and nausea. Some research indicates it may help prevent or treat stomach ulcers. Additional benefits may include reducing inflammation, spasms, painful menstrual cramps and hot flashes. It also may be an expectorant helping with respiratory issues. Enjoy a cup of time tested Licorice Root!
Cautionary Note: Licorice Root should not be consumed by pregnant or nursing women, infants and small children. Consult with your health care provider before consuming Licorice Root if you have any serious medical conditions.
Ingredients: Licorice Root pieces
Altitude: 300 - 700 feet above sea level
From Turkey (Malkara)