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Licorice

Licorice Root

 

@Amy- The root of licorice is extremely sweet, so small amounts in herbal tea are delicious. Therapeutic doses may be overwhelmingly sweet. In capsules, the usual dose is 1-8 grams per day. Licorice is a light laxative, so work up slowly to a comfortable dose. Licorice may occasionally increase blood pressure in susceptible people, so those with a history of hypertension should avoid this herb.

 

 


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