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Organic dry Licorice root, cut

Ingredients: organic Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
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  • Serving Size: 2.5g /cup
  • Steeping Temp: 100°C
  • Steeping Time: 5 mins.
  • Certification: Organic
  • Origin: India
  • Caffeine: Caffeine Free


Licorice is derived from the root of the plant, that is a legume, native to southern Europe and Asia. Although it isn't botanically related to anise or fennel, it's a source of similar flavoring compounds. The sweetness in licorice comes from glycyrrhizin, which is thirty to fifty times sweeter than sugar; however, its flavour is less immediate and lasts longer. Licorice has been used extensively in Herbal Medicine for a variety of conditions and ailments. It is an adaptogen, has a sweet taste and cooling action. In Ayurveda licorice is used as calming for vata, cooling for pitta, and can liquefy the mucus of kapha. Added to herbal tea, it gives a naturally sweet taste.

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Certification: Organic
Grade or Quality: C/S

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