Extensively used in Chinese medicine to nourish the kidneys, licorice root causes water retention and helps rehydrate the body in for dry Vata people. Contraindicated for high Kapha and blood pressure.
Mitigates Pitta, Vata, and rakta. Cold in potency, sweet, & unctuous. Hard to digest. Used for the eyes, hairs,and voice. Helps thirst, restore strength and color, and exhaustion. Cures wounds. Causes vomiting in excess.
Dosage: 1/8-1/4 tsp in warm water. Often used in herbal formulas.
4oz is approximately one month's supply.
TRADITIONALLY INDICATED FOR THESE SYMPTOMSLicorice Root may be beneficial for these symptoms. The suitability of any product for a condition is highly dependent on the individual. Please see your doctor before using this product to treat a medical condition.
Experiences are PersonalExperiences vary according to the person and constitution. Individual results may vary. The list of actions below has not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.
EMETICAn herb that causes vomiting.
Energy Vitality Strength:
NUTRITIVEAn herb that is strengthening and nourishing.
Heart & Circulation:
ALTERATIVELiterally, an herb that restores the proper function of the body. In practice, alteratives are usually blood cleansers and blood chemistry balancers. They were traditionally used to revitalize and detoxify after a long winter.
REBUILDS-FLUIDSHerbs or substances that create moisture in the body and increase fluids.
REFRIGERANTAn herb or substance that strongly cools the body. Can be helpful in cases of heat conditions.
ANTI-INFLAMMATORYReduces inflammation in the body. Different herbs and carriers target different body systems.
Kidney & Urinary:
ANTIDIURETICAn herb that suppresses the formation of urine. They help retain fluids and rehydrate by reducing urination. They oppose diuresis.
Liver & Gall Bladder:
LIVOTONICAn herb that strengthens the liver. It is helpful for people with a history of substance abuse, chronic liver issues from hepatitis and hemolytic anemias.
Lung and Sinus:
SOOTHES-THROATSoothes throat discomfort, including from a sore or ticklish throat.
ANTITUSSIVECough suppressant, particularly for dry coughs or a tickle in your throat.
DEMULCENTHerbs that coat or form a soothing film over a mucous membrane, relieving minor pain and inflammation of the membrane.
Mind, Stress & Sleep:
RELAXES-EYESEases tension in eye muscles, so the eyes feel less strained, often by supporting the liver.
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Product Reviews for Licorice Root
Hi, I'm interested in purchasing this item, I have a vata and kapha imbalance, I have been told I have too much air in my system that is causing my dry eyes, eczema and asthma because the air is been pushed up and out, while this product make my kapha worse? Thank you.
Hi, I'm interested in purchasing this item, I have a vata and kapha imbalance, I have been told I have too much air in my system that is causing my dry eyes, eczema and asthma because the air is been pushed up and out, will this product make my kapha worse? Thank you.
hello, i use 1/4 teaspoon licorice powder in my tea once a day. it helps me .
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