Licorice Root Tea
Package size4 oz 2 oz 8 oz 1 pound
Licorice root tea, as the name implies, is made by steeping the roots of the licorice plant, scientifically known as Glycyrrhiza glabra. Licorice root tea has been a popular tool in natural medicine for thousands of years, particularly in regions where this plant is native including Europe, Asia, and India.
Although Licorice root tea's flavor profile mimics anise, star anise, and fennel, they are not botanically related.
Licorice Root Tea & why people drink it
The licorice plant is a herbaceous perennial legume. The many health benefits of licorice root tea are due to the presence of unique organic compounds, including glycosides, flavonoids, anethole, coumarins, sterols, and a number of other antioxidants, as well as certain minerals and vitamins. In terms of skin health, licorice root tea can also improve the antioxidant levels in your body, helping to minimize signs of aging. Furthermore, licorice tea can help soothe inflammatory conditions like psoriasis or eczema, and even act as a natural sunscreen, helping to block UV rays that damage the skin.
By soothing the symptoms of seizure disorders and spasms of smooth muscle tissue in the body, licorice root tea can help to relieve heart palpitations, smooth digestive properties, and ensure proper muscle function throughout the body.
- Immune Support
- Cardiovascular Support
Grown in Europe & hand-packed in the USA.
I had expected it to taste similar to licorice candy but it wasn't similar.