The Power of Licorice Root
Target: Respiratory System
I will begin by saying that licorice root is a powerful healing herb internally as well as externally. Licorices' healing is usually performed after an internal detox, but not necessary for the healing enzymes to work. however licorice root is also good for the respiratory system.
Other uses for Licorice Root are: bronchitis, coughing, mucus membrane inflammation, respiratory disease, stomach inflammations, ulcers.
licorice can be also used for canker sores, boils, epilepsy, earache, eye inflammation, snake bite , viral hepatitis and much more.
licorice's photo chemical components are among the best studied in all of herbal medicine. two major ingredients glycyrrhizin and glycyrrhetinic acid, but even without them the herb in the form of deglycyrrhizinated licorice , retains the healing powers of licorice. one and related flavonoids.
licorice is also know will for aiding in inflammation, viral and bacterial infections, sex hormones, sugar metabolism, and also with Cayenne together will aid in the event of anaphylaxis attack.
Dosage: capsules 200 mg. daily, 1/2 teaspoon of liquid extract, or 1 eye dropper full of licorice tincture in a 6 ounce glass of warm filtered water. in the case of ulcers 380 mg.capsules are needed 3 times daily.
Precautions, Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding, or have high blood pressure, hypertension, kidney or liver problems, diabetes or heart disease.
Some other herbs that work well with Licorice;
- Burdock root,
- Dandelion root,
Licorice Root Tea Recipe:
1 tablespoon of dried herb steeped in 10 ounces of boiling water for 5-10 minutes especially if you are using roots. strain and drink no milk or sugar.