THE MYTHS AND USES OF LIQUORICE
LIQUORICE IS A SUPERSTAR ALL-ROUNDER HERB AND IS USED IN FIVE OUT OF OUR SIX BLENDS.
The Myths and Uses of Liquorice
The earliest usage of Liquorice dates back to the most ancient of times in our collective human history. The Egyptians treated liquorice root as a superstar all round herb which is no wonder that liquorice fanatics throughout history have included Pharaohs and Prophets.
In fact, liquorice was found in the tomb of King Tut, amongst many other of his treasures, presumably for the purpose of journeying into the next world so he wouldn’t be without his favourite sweet drink, Mai sus.
Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar and even India’s great prophet, Brahma, are on record endorsing the beneficial properties contained in Liquorice. Warriors used it for its ability to quench thirst while on the march, while others recognised its valuable healing properties.
Licorice has anti-viral and anti-inflammatoryproperties. It supports the immune system and has expectorant properties.
In history has been used to treat:
- various digestive system complaints including stomach ulcers,heartburn, colic, and ongoing inflammation of the lining of the stomach (chronic-gastritis)
- for sore throat, bronchitis, cough, and infections,
- also used for osteoarthritis, systemic lupus erythematous (SLE), liver disorders, malaria, tuberculosis, food poisoning, and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), improving of adrenal function and fertility.
This impressive root is used in five out of our six herbal tea blends. Pick one that bests suits what you want to address with your health today!